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UT Austin business class beams in 3D hologram of professor

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

A business school at the University of Texas, Austin, has partnered with a local startup to beam full-body 3D holograms of professors into the classroom.

Some universities are reversing reopening plans as COVID-19 spreads

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

After over the summer announcing plans to reopen this fall, some universities are postponing those dates as the virus spreads and they're challenged by faculty and students.

For fall semester, SDSU prepares 'ecosystem of approaches'

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

CIO Jerry Sheehan said that new technology and improvements to online learning will ensure students have continued access to quality education in the coming semester.

Google announces certificates, scholarships to support workforce

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

Google says it will consider completion of the Coursera-based programs, which begin this fall, the equivalent of a four-year college degree.

International students taking fully online courses to be forced out of U.S.

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

Nonimmigrant students will have to prove their classes require in-person instruction or be forced out of the country this fall, according to new rules from the Department of Homeland Security.

U. Central Florida to add flexible hybrid class format this fall

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

The university intends to open with some face-to-face courses this fall, but offer flexibility for "shifting scenarios" for faculty and staff.

Pandemic's disruption gave universities time to regroup on tech

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Despite technical and accessibility challenges, many educational technology leaders said the coronavirus pandemic afforded them a chance to rethink models that've needed refreshing for decades.

Florida Gov. DeSantis wipes out $30 million online-learning budget

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis cut funding on Tuesday for online academic support services, a virtual campus program and other online-learning programs that students have increasingly relied upon during the pandemic.

Florida International University moves its summer camps online

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

While students can't participate in traditional summer camps this year because of the pandemic, FIU has created several virtual alternatives.