NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative en redwards@mccvlc.org March Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Tue, 5 Feb 2019 11:30:53 CST Tue, 5 Feb 2019 11:30:53 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ <![CDATA[ The True Cost of Inclusive Access]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=93BE2A69F5CEF90380FDEC9046D54D76 93BE2A69F5CEF90380FDEC9046D54D76 Tue, 5 Feb 2019 11:30:53 CST from Inside Higher Ed
By Lindsay McKenzie
February 5, 2019

A college is accused of making it nearly impossible for students to opt out of a program that automatically bills them for textbooks -- a potential breach of government regulations.  AE4601230012C2C098E0C76B0D03D91D Sun, 3 Feb 2019 15:09:03 CST from Ed Surge
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Jan 9, 2018

What do students these days think of this changing landscape? EdSurge asked a half dozen students to share their buying habits and their views. Answers varied by the student’s major and type of college they attended, and of course it]]> <![CDATA[Rethinking State Authorization, Again]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=35CE514E38851D6C50402C18DA7CC76E 35CE514E38851D6C50402C18DA7CC76E Fri, 1 Feb 2019 10:18:18 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
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By Mark Lieberman
Jan 23, 2019

Experts involved in crafting new federal rules for online education and classroom innovation want more clarity from the Department of Education about its priorities and rationales.

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By Jeffrey R. Young and Sydney Johnson    
Jan 16, 2019

Open educational resources hit a turning point in 2018. For the first time ever, the federal government put forward funds to support initiatives around open educational resources, and recent studies show that faculty attitudes towards usi]]> <![CDATA[ Provosts Count More on Online Programs]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F783E8CF2D028DBC7C7CE49ADC0F5997 F783E8CF2D028DBC7C7CE49ADC0F5997 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:35:54 CST from Inside Higer Ed
by Doug Lederman
January 23, 2019

More say they will increase emphasis on and allocate "major funds" to online offerings. Survey also finds solid but not spectacular support for open educational resources, and that backing for competency-based programs is more philosophical than practi]]> <![CDATA[ Rethinking State Authorization, Again]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=081F8D2DFD49A1D8A02797F5775D3651 081F8D2DFD49A1D8A02797F5775D3651 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:28:55 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
January 23, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating going back to the drawing board on complex rules governing authority to operate online programs in multiple states.  Read658A3DCE24C1518BD82D73A1A8E42F91 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:30:58 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Mark Lieberman
Jan 23, 2019

Experts involved in crafting new federal rules for online education and classroom innovation want more clarity from the Department of Education about its priorities and rationales.   Read 2FCCF6FD76076DE40A12E758A2CF544F Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:56:15 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Andrew Kreighbaum
Jan 14, 2019

Trump administration rejects findings from a 2017 inspector general audit that found the online giant WGU out of compliance and recommended that it pay back $713 million in federal aid.

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by Andrew Kreighbaum and Paul Fa]]> <![CDATA[ 50 Colleges Hit With ADA Lawsuits]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=E12D08EB84C1AB3BE3C151B029422950 E12D08EB84C1AB3BE3C151B029422950 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:30:59 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
December 10, 2018

A blind man is taking 50 colleges to court, alleging their websites are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

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by Lindsay McKenzie
November 26, 2018
 

Georgia Tech moves forward with plans to create storefronts for its online education programs, joining a growing number of institutions offering hybrid online learning experiences.   5485BB0FE55D7D24D3BA8EAE2F2699BA Fri, 7 Dec 2018 12:12:52 CST

Free open educational resources have saved students at least $1 billion in textbook costs over the last five years, ope]]> <![CDATA[Online Student Services: What, Where, Who, When, How, and Most Importantly, Why]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=76F7430DFCFD9E30D1AA057F784F34B1 76F7430DFCFD9E30D1AA057F784F34B1 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:55:09 CST by Kayla Westra
EDUCAUSE
October 29, 2018

What services are needed to support online learners? When offering online courses, higher education institutions should consider their students and how to best maximize the services already in place. What support is there for students to apply and register for classes on cam]]> <![CDATA[ Affordable and At-Scale]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=392F7A703E73F3FACA49886F32C39BB9 392F7A703E73F3FACA49886F32C39BB9 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:52:33 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Ray Schroeder
October 31, 2018

Affordable degrees at scale have arrived. The momentum behind this movement is undeniable, and its impact will be significant, Ray Schroeder writes.  R]]> <![CDATA[Feds Prod Universities to Address Website Accessibility Complaints]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=21CA07E564F834464BA4F4A916C12487 21CA07E564F834464BA4F4A916C12487 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:34:33 CST