Tags edtech

'Zoombombers' disrupted online classes at several schools, FBI says

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The FBI issued a warning Monday that's it's received reports of video conferences being disrupted by explicit and hateful images and comments.

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.

New website indexes free edtech resources during health crisis

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Following mass school closures, a new database makes it easy to find dozens of free and discounted edtech resources for students and teachers.

Educators salvage canceled Educause event with an 'unconference'

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A smaller and more relaxed gathering was deemed a success by some attendees after the original event was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Educators settle for 'unconference' after coronavirus cancels event

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Organizers of the Educause Learning Initiative canceled their event outside Seattle, Washington, citing health concerns. Would-be attendees are now planning a digital version, instead.

Plan for edtech's benefits and risks, Horizon Report says

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The 2020 Horizon Report details emerging edtech trends, but to benefit, institutions first need to anticipate and navigate around challenges.

8 tips for successful online assessment in education

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Commentary: Online assessments present opportunities and challenges. EdWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares top tips for making sure you do them the right way.

U.S. edtech market is biggest globally, report says

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

A new report from RS Components found that 43 percent of the world’s edtech companies are based in the U.S.

Students saved nearly $5M with Penn State's open educational resources

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The program's success in widening access to education has prompted university leaders to invest an additional $600,000 in OER.