Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an education reporter for EdScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in higher education and K-12 spaces. Foresman also covers local government IT for StateScoop, on occasion.

Foresman graduated from Texas Christian University in 2018 — go Frogs! — with a BA in journalism and psychology. During her senior year, she worked as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and moved back to the capital after completing her degree because, like Shrek, she feels most at home in the swamp.

Foresman previously worked at Scoop News Group as an editorial fellow.

Higher Education

Academic fraud spikes as students study from home

by Betsy Foresman • 7 hours ago

Threat intelligence researchers at Cisco Talos said they've observed a fourfold increase in searches for homework-for-hire services since fall 2019.

Higher Education

Universities are staying flexible during pandemic, says Educause survey

by Betsy Foresman • 1 day ago

Higher education institutions have had to change plans quickly as the pandemic has unraveled, but a new survey reveals institutions that are in many cases rising to the challenge.

Higher Education

University of Texas built state's COVID-19 dashboard

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Using hospitalization and mobility data, the dashboard makes four-week predictions of the impact and spread of COVID-19.

Higher Education

Arizona State launches virtual wildlife sanctuary for biology students

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

Through a new partnership with the virtual reality company Dreamscape Immersive, ASU students will be able to immerse themselves in their subject matter, starting with biology.

Higher Education

This wristband vibrates if you break social distancing rules

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

Teams at the University of Florida are developing new kinds of wristbands and face masks designed to keep users safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Higher Education

More universities delay reopening plans amid COVID-19 surges

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

After a spike in positive coronavirus tests, leaders at the University of Arizona announced a pause on bringing more students back to campus, while outbreaks at other schools have are similarly delaying reopenings.

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