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 January Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:56:15 CST Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:56:15 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ <![CDATA[ No Penalty for Western Governors]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=2FCCF6FD76076DE40A12E758A2CF544F 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

from Inside Higher Ed - Digital Learning Blog
by Linds]]> <![CDATA[Online Education Ascends]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=2234E3538FDAE03AFA253D80050F97FE 2234E3538FDAE03AFA253D80050F97FE Wed, 7 Nov 2018 18:01:12 CST from Inside Digital Learning
November 7, 2018
By Doug Lederman


Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

A9997BA6527BD89E7B95DA044E91EEDE Thu, 1 Nov 2018 12:14:11 CST from Inside Higher Ed
By Doug Lederman
October 31, 2018
 

The proportion of college instructors who are teaching online and blended courses is growing. So is their support for using technology to deliver instruction.

But their belief in the quality and effectiveness of online courses and digi]]> <![CDATA[Don't Panic About GDPR, Colleges Are Told]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=FE23D71823BA8F812D9DCEA908F4A33E FE23D71823BA8F812D9DCEA908F4A33E Thu, 1 Nov 2018 10:56:01 CST from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
November 1, 2018
 

Many U.S. higher education institutions are still grappling with how to comply with European Union data-privacy rules, but so far none have come under scrutiny.  7B7AA072423DA717994EA8663C215024 Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:13:07 CST from Inside Higher Ed - Digital Learning
by Mark Lieberman
October 24, 2018
 

A few state- or systemwide organizations supporting digital learning have closed in recent years, but those left standing have solidified their value, according to a new WCET report.  367582DA1389CF9DCA55E837CFFF3E2D Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:07:47 CST from Inside Higher Ed - Digital Learning
by Mark Lieberman
October 24, 2018

The company is offering its computer science curriculum -- and kicking in some funds -- to 10 institutions this academic year, with more to follow.  3B8216D701C821F4C42EC3E4BA5CA63C Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:09:24 CST from EdSurge
By Jeffrey R. Young    
Oct 18, 2018

A report released last week gives perhaps the most detailed accounting of the pricetag to colleges looking to make signiciant moves to OER.

Some key findings are: