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Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering solutions and what's next in higher education technology. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

McGraw Hill acquires SIMnet training platform developer

by Emily Bamforth • 21 hours ago

McGraw Hill has acquired the developer of SIMNet, a Microsoft Office 365 training tool the publisher distributed and marketed for years.

Higher Education

As university campuses reopen, remote work could take many forms

by Emily Bamforth • 21 hours ago

While students and faculty return to campus, university leaders aren't immediately returning to the pre-pandemic status quo for all employees.

Higher Education

Ed. Dept. issues new guidance on how universities can use relief funds

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

Online students are now factored into the third wave of emergency relief funding, according to new guidance from the Education Department.

Higher Education

Blackboard 'Ally' tool aids course design for students with disabilities

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

Blackboard recently released a free, online course based on insights from its accessibility tool, Blackboard Ally, which is used at more than 700 institutions.

Higher Education

Notes platform StuDocu raises $50 million in funding round

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

StuDocu, a platform where users upload their notes and study guides, raised $50 million in its latest round of funding from the venture capital firm Partech.

Higher Education

Flexibility key for universities' hybrid learning, researchers say

by Emily Bamforth • 5 days ago

To best engage students in the age of remote learning, university pedagogy researchers said it's important to offer options.

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