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For remote learning, California asks public to donate 150,000 devices
Big tech companies have donated devices to help students continue their educations during quarantine, but officials said they still need thousands more.
How Virginia Tech's CIO is handling the COVID-19 pandemic
Scott Midkiff says the university is doing plenty right, but wishes they'd started planning for the health crisis sooner.
Need online courses? New university consortium has 1 million openings
A 19-university consortium led by Acadeum is offering "deep discounts" to institutions that need additional capacity during the shift to distance education.
COVID-19 is forcing rapid tech adoption in higher ed
Educators say their colleagues are flocking to technology in droves as quarantines leave few other options to ensure continuity of education.
LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak
The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.
Edtech companies offer free tools to colleges affected by COVID-19
Hundreds of universities have now moved classes online, and edtech companies are stepping up to help institutions make the transition.
As coronavirus spreads, college's 'Keep Teaching' site has revival
A website created by Indiana University's IT department in 2009 is again providing distance-learning resources for university faculty around the globe.
CoSN moves conference online in response to COVID-19
In-person attendance for next week's event has been cancelled and organizers will instead transition to a virtual format.
Broadband's spread is transforming classroom education
Commentary: Emerging technologies enabled by high-speed internet connections present both opportunities and challenges to K-12 districts.