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Exam proctoring's ethical issues can be navigated with careful design, experts say
Instead of offering software as a universal solution, academic leaders should advise instructors to consider the best format for their assessments and offer proctoring software as an option, academic leaders said.
To close equity gaps, Stanford launches digital education office
A new initiative in partnership with the National Education Equity Lab is targeting under-resourced high schools across the country.
Miami Dade College names Houston airports IT officer as CIO
The institution hired as its new chief information officer Tanya Acevedo, who's held technology leadership roles in local government and, most recently, the Houston airport system.
U. Massachusetts launches UMass Global after acquiring Brandman U.
The University of Massachusetts is expanding its online reach by taking over Brandman's network of schools for adult learners.
As COVID-19 surges, Rice University switches to online instruction
The university's provost announced the first two weeks of instruction will be switched to an online format.
Emeritus targets direct-to-business model with $650M funding round
Exceutives said the online courses provider will also expand into new fields, such as health care.
Emory U. boosts virtual learning with wall-sized student displays
Business school leaders said the technology makes it easier for professors to interact with students who aren't physically present in the classroom.
EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say
The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.
Loyola U. Maryland wins outdoor Wi-Fi grant
The $54,000 grant will allow the Baltimore university to add 24 access points, accommodating students using outdoor spaces for studying and socializing, Loyola Maryland's CIO said.
California colleges set 100% OER goals as textbook publishers go digital
Lowering the cost of education for students is a key long-term goal, higher education leaders said during an online event.