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Arizona State launches virtual wildlife sanctuary for biology students

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

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.

Scannable signs keep Niagara U. students updated on COVID-19

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

By posting hundreds of signs around campus, university leaders hope to provide an easy to way to arm students with the most current information on pandemic guidance.

For fall semester, SDSU prepares 'ecosystem of approaches'

by Betsy Foresman • 4 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.

Friends remember SETDA director Candice Dodson as an edtech 'powerhouse'

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Friends and colleagues mourning online said Dodson's contributions to education will leave a lasting impact, many renewing their own commitments in her memory.

Educators, governors ask Congress for more remote-education funding

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Several education groups added their name to a letter drafted by the National Governors Association, asking Congress for additional funding to ensure K-12 districts and universities can continue educating students online into the fall.

Virginia Tech professor's software helps quarantined musicians jam together

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Linux Laptop Orchestra Tweeter, which was partially inspired by Twitter, allows musicians to produce music together while they remain physically distant during the pandemic.

UC Berkeley names new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Jenn Stringer, who has served as associate CIO and director of educational technology services since 2013, started as UC Berkeley's CIO on Monday.

University IT leaders are preparing for the unpredictable, survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Technology leaders at institutions of higher learning are developing flexible plans that account for many possible scenarios this fall, according to new poll data collected by Educause.

Student teachers go virtual for credential requirements

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

With classrooms closed because of the pandemic, student teachers have turned to online tools to satisfy required teaching hours.