• Benchmarks : WICHE Region

    Reports on the West’s progress in improving access to, success in, and financing of higher education.

  • Cost-Saving Purchasing Options / MHECtech

    Enables eligible institutions and agencies to cut costs through group purchasing. WICHE has an agreement in place with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) and more information about these contracts may be found on their e-commerce site: MHECtech.org.

  • E-Learning Common Interest Groups

    Builds communities of higher education administrators to share resources, develop research projects, and discuss common concerns related to interinstitutional collaboration, academic integrity/student authentication, student retention in online learning, and more.

  • E-Learning Membership Organization

    WCET serves a membership cooperative of institutions and organizations dedicated to advancing access and excellence in higher education through the innovative use of technology. In August 2010 WCET changed its name to the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies.

  • E-Learning News Digest

    Gathers and disseminates press articles about advances in e-learning.

  • E-Learning Professional Development

    Offers webcasts, conferences, and face-to-face sessions to promote good practices in distance and online education through WCET’s professional development offerings.

  • EduTools

    Provides independent reviews and side-by-side comparisons of educational software to assist decision making in the e-learning community.

  • Innovations in E-Learning

    Recognizes, via competitive awards, outstanding innovation, quality improvement, or achievements in using educational technology tools, techniques, or services by postsecondary institutions and organizations.

  • Internet Course Exchange (ICE)

    Enables institutions to meet student, state, and workforce needs cost-effectively by exchanging high quality, Internet-delivered courses and programs.

  • No Significant Difference

    Focuses on the effectiveness of alternative modes of education, serving as a companion to Thomas L. Russell's book The No Significant Difference Phenomenon.

  • North American Network of Science Labs Online (NANSLO)

    NANSLO provides a consortium approach to the development and deployment of high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware integrating learner-centered and immersive web-based labs using software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

  • Policy Publications Clearinghouse

    Compiles a list of policy publications for Western decision makers, including studies, reports, surveys and briefs published by research and public policy organizations.

  • Predictive Analysis Reporting (PAR) Framework

    Aimed at identifying points of student loss and effective practices that improve student retention in U.S. higher education ... a multi-institutional data mining project, managed by WCET.

  • State Higher Education Policy Database

    Offers an inventory of state-level policies and resources in key policy domains related to student achievement, access, and success in higher education.

  • Technology Costing Methodology

    Supplies a set of resources to determine the costs of offering a course through different delivery methods.

  • Transparency by Design

    Provides adult learners with information to become educated consumers of online higher education.

  • Western Academic Leadership Forum

    Provides the West’s top academic leadership at four-year institutions and related system and state agencies with a forum for sharing information and expertise and collaborating on regional initiatives.