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Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 24th: What do distance education institutions need to prepare for in 2016?

By Kimberly Cook and Leah Matthews At the 2015 DEAC Fall Workshop, we spent a fair amount of time discussing the changing political and policy landscape for distance education and accreditation. Our discussions addressed the sharpening focus on student learning outcomes against a backdrop of growing public skepticism, high-profile lawsuits, and uncertainties surrounding quality assurance impacting students […]

November 13th: Quality Matters to DEAC

By Nan Bayster Ridgeway The Quality Matters 7th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning convened last week in beautiful San Antonio, Texas around the theme, “Deep in the Heart of Quality.” The conference kicked off with a welcoming reception that included an opportunity to network and even take boat tours on the San […]