The May 20th meeting of the U.S. Department of Education (department) rule-making panel sparked a great deal of debate, as no final consensus was reached regarding state authorization for colleges that operate distance-education programs within other states. As a result, Read More >
Archives - May, 2014
This post was originally published on the SkilledUp blog and written by By Robert McGuire The original posting can be found here:http://www.skilledup.com/blog/sloan-frank-mayadas-early-history-of-online-ed Dr. Frank Mayadas was one of the pioneers of online learning in his role as founding President Read More >
State Authorization Negotiated Rulemaking: What Happened? What’s Next? Published by WCET’s Russell Poulin. http://wcetblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/state-auth-negreg-what-happened/ A very good update on what has happened and going on with State Authorization.
WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) opened its search for a new Executive Director. WCET is a membership organization dedicated to bringing together colleges and universities, higher education organizations, and companies to collectively improve quality and reach of e-learning Read More >
Participation within the nationwide state reciprocity agreement (NC-SARA) effort is increasing. Two states (Indiana and North Dakota) from the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) joined earlier this year. In addition, most recently, five states (Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Washington) Read More >
What is SARA? SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) is an agreement among member states that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. SARA only applies to distance education not on ground or group Read More >