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Ed. Dept. issues new guidance on how universities can use relief funds
Online students are now factored into the third wave of emergency relief funding, according to new guidance from the Education Department.
Quizlet teams up with TikTok for interactive learning
The online learning and quiz tool is partnering with short-form video app TikTok to allow users to link Quizlet tools directly into videos.
How one university is training its health care students virtually
Using ECPI University's new eHospital software, students can practice setting up IV pumps, taking blood pressure or take a virtual ride in a medical helicopter.
ASU's winter 'Innovation Quarter' courses range from serious to baking
The university will offer nearly 200 learning sessions over the winter break — from resume building to Christmas baking — to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge.
New website for university faculty will explain remote-teaching tech
Two universities teamed up with a nonprofit group to curate a collection of videos and articles to guide faculty toward more effective digital tool use.
Arizona State launches virtual wildlife sanctuary for biology students
Through a new partnership with the virtual reality company Dreamscape Immersive, ASU students will be able to immerse themselves in their subject matter, starting with biology.
Homework helpline matches struggling preK-12 students with teachers-in-training
Texas A&M University has launched a new service to help preK-12 students struggling with online classes by connecting them with students studying to become teachers.
UT Austin business class beams in 3D hologram of professor
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
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.