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Higher ed's pandemic-fueled 'baptism by fire' a boon in the long run

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The technological transition required of universities and colleges in recent months was trying, but educational technology leaders said they believe it was the boost their institutions needed.

Tech agility proved essential for university success during pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Even as students return to campus in fall, the lessons learned during the rapid shift to remote education continue to be relevant to higher education, technology leaders said.

Bucknell U.'s online training program is destigmatizing mental health issues

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

A program showing students, faculty and staff how to identify and speak to peers struggling with mental health issues is encouraging more conversation on touchy subjects, university leaders said.

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.

Florida International University moves its summer camps online

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

While students can't participate in traditional summer camps this year because of the pandemic, FIU has created several virtual alternatives.

Bellevue University starts fully online data science degree program

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

As demand for employees with skills in data science rises, Bellevue University in Nebraska announces a new program that focuses on using "data to tell a story."

Not for coronavirus, Utah Valley U. launches online-degrees website

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

University leaders say that promoting online education is part of their strategic plan, regardless of the constraints of the current health crisis.

Alaska partners with Florida-based virtual school for K-12 students

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

A new partnership with the Florida Virtual School will expand options for Alaska's students who are learning from home, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said.

How Virginia Tech's CIO is handling the COVID-19 pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Scott Midkiff says the university is doing plenty right, but wishes they'd started planning for the health crisis sooner.