Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: Course Sharing through Mind Extension University

by Heather Walker, Program Coordinator, DigiTex In 1998, the Virtual College of Texas (VCT) was established to facilitate digital course sharing in the state of Texas, with the goal of allowing students across the state to access the courses that they needed to complete their educations. Today as the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas, … Continue reading Important Events in the History of Digital Higher Education: Course Sharing through Mind Extension University

The Digital Divide and H.B. 5 (or Hank, and the “Tail” of No Broadband)

by Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, DigiTex One of the most significant barriers to digital education is the “digital divide”: lack of access to reliable, affordable high-speed internet and adequate devices to capitalize on that access. Primary, secondary, and postsecondary students alike have been affected by this divide, its negative impact on underserved and rural … Continue reading The Digital Divide and H.B. 5 (or Hank, and the “Tail” of No Broadband)

DigiTex Connections – June 2021

In our June edition of DigiTex Connections, you will find information regarding a useful training from the State Authorization Network, an excellent elucidation of the benefits of the official Quality Matters course review, a couple exciting announcements, and much more! Please click here for more information.

Webinar: Leading Online Learning in a Landscape of Unpredictability

Please join us for the eighth FREE webinar in our series Hot Topics in Texas Digital Higher Education, coming up on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM CDT. We will have a lively and frank roundtable discussion with four distinguished leaders at community colleges across Texas as they reflect on the challenges, opportunities, and … Continue reading Webinar: Leading Online Learning in a Landscape of Unpredictability

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