Technology and Innovation

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

  • 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.