Tags COVID-19

COVID-19, One Year In — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report

by EdScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

The past year was tough — here's what leaders across higher education, and state and local government, are thinking about as they move forward.

Texas A&M installs COVID-19 air purifiers in locker rooms

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

Texas A&M University-Commerce installed technology in its locker rooms to purify air and surfaces to slow the spread of COVID-19 and MRSA.

Survey shows many students are falling behind during the pandemic

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Many tutors on Wyzant's turtoring platform said their students are falling behind, and one-third said they think some students will never catch back up.

'The College Tour' series comes to Amazon Prime Video

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

At least nine universities are set to be featured on a new Amazon series that opens campuses to a wider audience through its video streaming service.

‘Zoombombing,’ an early university concern, continues to plague campuses 

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

An IT director at Cornell University said ‘Zoombombing’ was a top concern early in the pandemic, and yet incidents persist across the country.

Ohio State's 'A+' COVID-19 data dashboard gets an upgrade

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

The dashboard, which offers a look at the presence of COVID-19 across Ohio, was enhanced with additional user experience and historical data capabilities.

U. Arizona is developing smartphone-based COVID-19 tests

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

With just a microscope, smartphone and wax paper, researchers say students may soon be able to test other students around campus.

Remote work, data are long-term assets for universities, says CIO

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The pandemic highlighted the value of new paradigms like remote work and they're here to stay for the long run in higher education, said Carnegie Mellon University CIO Stan Waddell.

Quizlet teams up with TikTok for interactive learning

by EdScoop Staff • 3 months ago

The online learning and quiz tool is partnering with short-form video app TikTok to allow users to link Quizlet tools directly into videos.