Tags online education

Pandemic amplified students' growing reliance on technology, says Educause

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days 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.

U. North Carolina-Charlotte adopts unified security platform for data protection

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

A new tool from Cisco is helping the university protect its data and users, who are working and studying from off campus during the pandemic.

One professor's obsessive quest to replicate the university classroom experience from his home studio

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of dollars later, business analytics professor Sean Willems' home studio is better than most, but he said it still can't match the quality of education offered in a real classroom.

Universities are fighting lawsuits claiming 'subpar' remote education

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

The pandemic has forced classes online at hundreds of major institutions, but students say it's not quite what they paid for.

Disruption continues as universities announce spring semester changes

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Universities are changing their schedules again to keep students safe from COVID-19 outbreaks, opting to keep classes online, cancel in-person graduation and do away with spring break.

More universities delay reopening plans amid COVID-19 surges

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

After a spike in positive coronavirus tests, leaders at the University of Arizona announced a pause on bringing more students back to campus, while outbreaks at other schools have are similarly delaying reopenings.

University responses to COVID-19 outbreaks vary

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Each university is handling the return to the fall semester differently as COVID-19 outbreaks spring up, with some institutions reversing their decisions and others sticking to their plans.

As students return to campus, universities monitor for outbreaks

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Some universities have reversed course on reopening their campuses, but others are pressing on, pleading with students to act responsibly.

Some universities are reversing reopening plans as COVID-19 spreads

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

After over the summer announcing plans to reopen this fall, some universities are postponing those dates as the virus spreads and they're challenged by faculty and students.