Tags distance learning

For remote learning, California asks public to donate 150,000 devices

by Colin Wood • 9 hours ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 days ago

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

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

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

by Jake Williams • 3 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

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

by Robert Low • 2 months ago

Commentary: Emerging technologies enabled by high-speed internet connections present both opportunities and challenges to K-12 districts.