Technology and Innovation

  • Frequently Asked Questions About the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

  • WICHE coordinated three face-to-face workshops and eight professional development webinars for career coaches the first three years of this U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT grant.  Topics focused on best practice in providing career coaching services to students and other topics identified by career coaches as important in building their knowledge and skills.

  • Through an agreement between WICHE and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, colleges and universities; K-12 districts and entities; city, county, and state governments, and some non-profit organizations are achieving substantial cost savings by purchasing computers, software, printers , and other products through MHECtech.

  • WICHE ICE enables students, through their home institutions, to seamlessly access high quality online courses and programs offered by other four-year and two-year ICE member institutions.

  • The North American Network of Science Labs Online (NANSLO) is an international consortium enabling access to high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware, integrating immersive web-based labs with software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

    NANSLO has three labs:

    • NANSLO British Columbia Lab - Located at North Island College, Comox Valley campus, Courtenay, BC.
    • NANSLO Colorado Lab - Located at Red Rocks Community College, Arvada, CO.
    • NANSLO Montana Lab - Located at Great Falls College Montana State University, Great Falls, MT.

    Each NANSLO lab has its own unique configuration of equipment although typical scientific equipment, such as high-powered microscopes, are available at each lab. 

  • WCET’s annual meeting continues to be one of the top-rated conferences in the country on e-learning in higher education. The conference program broadly captures a host of issues such as innovative uses of technology to enhance teaching, student retention, marketing, alumni relations, and student services.

  • WCET is the leading national, member-driven, non –profit organization devoted to advancing excellence in technology-enhanced higher education, working at the intersection of practice, policy and technology.