Higher education institutions are rapidly adapting to meet the needs of today’s students. TxDLA for Higher Education strives to provide you with resources and information that help you to provide quality programs and services to distance education students.

Latest Updates for Higher Ed

Digital Learning: A Quick Overview

December 6, 2022

Digital learning has revolutionized education. What began as “distance learning” has morphed into a multifaceted ecosystem-from fully online courses to…

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The Future of Virtual Education in Texas

May 3, 2022

Source: TCEA The Texas Commission on Virtual Education has been meeting to determine what virtual learning will look like in…

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5 Takeaways from the Ed Dept’s Final Distance Education Rules

August 26, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education dropped the final version of its new regulations governing distance learning. It’s the third and final set…

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The Path to Clear Communication in a Crisis Mode!

July 1, 2020

by Laresa Trusty, Coordinator of Technology – Enhanced Learning, Texas A&M Central Texas In the process of rapidly moving courses…

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U.S. Department of Education Issues Proposed Rules for Distance Learning

April 2, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education issued proposed rules for distance learning on April 1, 2020, following a months-long rulemaking process…

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Final Federal Regulations on State Authorization and Accreditation Published by DOE

November 4, 2019

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the Federal Register shared the release of the long-awaited 2019 Final Federal Regulations with the…

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Candidate for Texas Governor Submits Policy Statement on Distance Learning

October 31, 2018

Last month Public Policy Chair sent letters to the campaigns of all the candidates for all state-wide offices asking for…

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US Dept of Ed Considering How to Define “Regular and Substantive” Interactions in Online Classes

August 10, 2018

The Trump administration is considering an overhaul of a 26-year-old federal rule that is seen variably as a barrier to innovation and an important guardrail against substandard instruction.

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DeVos Seeks To Rewrite The Rules On Higher Ed

August 10, 2018

The U.S. Education Department is going back to the drawing board on some basic rules of higher education, including one…

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2-Year Delay for State Authorization Rule

May 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education (again) pushes back controversial regulation requiring online programs to gain approval from states in which…

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