Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Complying with USDOE "program integrity" regulations.

Russ Poulin, Deputy Director of Research and Analysis for WICHE is doing tremendous work keeping the higher education community up-to-date information on how to comply with the USDOE "Program Integrity" rules focusing on "state approval of out-of-state providers."

WCET's initial site on the out-of state issue has links to the regulations and interpretations. Russ has also created a comprehensive blog on the issue. This week's valentine's day post provides an important update on developments.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Online Education as a Disruptive Force

Kabir Chibber of the BBC News takes an advanced look in a November 11, 2010 article at how online technologies are changing many facets of higher education once thought fundamental to a college campus. At the University of San Antonio, the school is unveiling a digital library. Several schools report on their use of streaming lectures and e-text books.