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How E-Learning Compliance Application Can Help You Track Physical Presence Of Distance Education Program

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Physical Presence plays an important role in state authorization of distance education program in a particular state in the United States. Educational institution offering distance education program needs to maintain the physical presence standard according to the program authorizing agencies. According to National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), an institution has a physical presence when it operates a campus, branch instructional faculty whether leased or owned or administrative office within the boundaries of a state. However, the specific definition currently varies greatly from state to state, especially with regard to out of state institutions that seek to conduct any activity within another state. 
For this purpose, NC-SARA has established its own uniform standard for physical presence in distance education. This standard takes the place of all conflicting state laws but does not affect the application of existing state laws to colleges that cho…

Track Expense For State Authorization Of Your Distance Education Program With E-Learning Compliance Application

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State Authorization is a legal and regulatory term that applies to a university's compliance with individual statues, regulations, and rules in each state in which it operates. Postsecondary institutions are required to seek individual authorization to deliver or facilitate educational services, programs, or activities from each state in which they operate. Earlier, states had the authority to regulate institutions offering education within the state's boundaries, regardless of the face-to-face or distance mode being used.

In the United States, each state regulations vary from having no regulation to having very strict requirements. Each institution needs to become authorized by a state if they have a physical presence in that state. This presents some difficulty because states define physical presence differently. The common type of physical presence include internships, faculty employed by the university while living in the state, buildings, face-to-face courses offered in th…

How To Manage Research Grants Successfully With Grant Management System?

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Grant Management is usually defined as the process and methods an institution oversees its grants. Grant management is the phase of the grantsmanship process that begins when an applicant signs an agreement with a grantor to accept a grant award and becomes a grantee.

Educational institutions like university or college usually deal with six types of grants that require management. They include - Capital grants that are generally for endowment, building, equipment, or construction, General operating grants that are for the everyday operations of an organization, Program/project grants that are for a specific activity or plan within an organization that is usually time-limited, Technical assistance grants that support an organization’s development or infrastructure needs, Planning grants that support the planning stages of a future project.


There is a significant administrative burden faced by a typical office of sponsored research which is centred on grant management, grant accounting an…

How To Track Physical Presence Of Employment, Advertisement, Instruction And Recruitment In Distance Education?

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According to the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), an institution has a physical presence when it operates a campus, branch instructional facility whether leased or owned or adminstrative office within the boundaries of a state. However, because the specific definition currently varies greatly from state to state, especially with regard to out-of-state institutions that seek to conduct an activity within another state, State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement has established its own uniform standard for physical presence in distance education. This standard supersedes all conflicting state laws but does not affect the application of existing state laws to colleges that choose to operate outside of SARA or which are based in states that are not SARA members.

The institutions need to manage and track this set of triggers of the physical presence of their courses and programs delivered through a distance learning mode in various states. The E-Learning Complian…

Track Student Accomplishments With Mentor And Track System

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Mentoring is defined as the pairing of a mentor with a lesser skilled or experienced one mentee, with the agreed-upon goal of having the mentee grow and develop specific competencies. In early times, it was very easy for a faculty to mentor students, due to their low number. But in modern time, with the more and more students taking up higher studies, it becomes very difficult for faculty to handle all the student’s queries and assist them to achieve their career goals. In such a situation, the faculty needs to depend on mentoring software to mentor their students.
If you are considering for a mentoring software then you should consider following comparison points, Flexible configuration Universities like mentoring because it fulfils multiple purposes. Depending upon your ultimate goals, there are several different formats that might fit your goals best. Furthermore, mentoring is dynamic and the right model you have now may not be the best model down the road. Be sure your s…

Manage Physical Presence Of Your Distance Education Program With E-Learning Compliance

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Introduction
Generally, an institution has a physical presence when it operates a campus, branch instructional facility whether leased or owned or administrative office within the boundaries of a state. However, because the specific definition currently varies greatly from state to state, especially with regard to out of state institutions that seek to conduct any activity within another state, State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) has established its own uniform standard for physical presence versus distance education. This standard takes the place of all conflicting state laws for purposes of SARA but does not affect the application of existing state laws to colleges that choose to operate outside of SARA or which are based in states that are not SARA members.
With the commencement of National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), the institutions are relieved from the difficult process of acquiring authorization from various states and their ag…

Identify Potential Conflict Of Interest Online In Your University With Conflict Of Interest Application

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Conflict of Interest is a condition that compromises the objectivity and makes researchers act wrongly. Since conflict of interest is unlikely to be eliminated by the professional and institutional level, organizations should identify and develop a strategy to deal with any conflict of interest. While conducting any research, researchers and faculty need to fill a disclosure regarding the conflict of interest that implies that the research results are not influenced by external factors or misconduct such as the trade of financial incentives for positive results. If the research is funded by a corporation, the author should issue a public statement that the research is free is bias. This is a way to adhering to the code of conduct needed for research while acknowledging the corporation’s contribution.
A conflict of interest arises when the research objective is influenced by the secondary interest like financial, personal and professional goals that harm the professional ju…