Tags edtech

UC Berkeley names new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days 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 • 7 days 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 • 2 weeks ago

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

Why digital equity entails more than giving students devices

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Dewayne McClary, formerly with DC Public Schools, said educators must also teach students how to be digital citizens and develop integrated curriculums.

How one educator uses 'digital playgrounds' to boost engagement

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Laurie Guyon, assistant coordinator for Model Schools, WSWHE BOCES in New York, said using technology in the classroom can help transform education and facilitate better student engagement.

Schools, universities would get $90 billion in latest relief bill

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Funding for schools would help cover costs of implementing technology to facilitate distance learning during the pandemic.

AI can help higher ed, but biased data can harm, warns data scientist

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Algorithms help predict how students, faculty and institutions can succeed, but the data they rely on can harm stakeholders, data scientist Cathy O'Neil said during a recent online conference.

Schools may need an extra $5 billion for online learning

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

To keep students connected to their educations with broadband access and devices during the pandemic, the nonprofit group Funds for Learning predicts an additional $5.25 billion is required.

UCF makes applications 'completely transparent' with new tool

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

A new business process management tool has improved university workflow and opened up communications between advisers and prospective students.