Jill Biden promotes community colleges' role in workforce development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Two-year colleges are essential to educating students and workers to develop a strong, skilled workforce, the incoming first lady said.

Creative Wi-Fi programs are keeping university students connected

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Ensuring that students have access to the internet has been of paramount importance during the pandemic, technology leaders from two universities said during an online event.

Educause outlines universities' 3 pandemic recovery options in annual report

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

No single strategy will help all institutions recover from the pandemic, but technology will continue to play a central role as institutions adapt and strive to better serve students' needs, the group's organizers said.

Pre-Covid planning enabled 'unthinkable' digital transformation at USF

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The adoption of a unified communications platform and a shift in project management has enabled the University of South Florida to adopt new products at least three times faster, the university's CIO said.

Pandemic amplified students' growing reliance on technology, says Educause

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

A new Educause survey found that concerns of internet access, data protection and online accessibility were at the top of students' minds even before the pandemic hit.

Universities are staying flexible during pandemic, says Educause survey

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Higher education institutions have had to change plans quickly as the pandemic has unraveled, but a new survey reveals institutions that are in many cases rising to the challenge.

University IT leaders are preparing for the unpredictable, survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 7 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.

Coronavirus pandemic is a ‘wake up call’ for online learning

by Jake Williams • 9 months ago

Edtech experts say that some skeptics are now being converted as they're forced to confront early successes of online learning.

Universities and their IT shops brace for budget cuts

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

Universities are using more technology than ever before as learning goes remote, but educators say they may need to redesign pedagogy in the face of grim budget projections.