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University graduation ceremonies are going virtual during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Purdue University and several other colleges are moving their ceremonies to virtual formats during a time when large gatherings have become verboten.

LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.

Edtech companies offer free tools to colleges affected by COVID-19

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Hundreds of universities have now moved classes online, and edtech companies are stepping up to help institutions make the transition.

CoSN moves conference online in response to COVID-19

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

In-person attendance for next week's event has been cancelled and organizers will instead transition to a virtual format.

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.

Missouri governor signs virtual schools bill hours before resigning his seat

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

New legislation, signed during Gov. Eric Greitens' final hours in office, will significantly expand online education for Missouri's K-12 students.

EdTech Hero: Laurel Ballard delivers broadband to districts across Wyoming

by Kate Roddy • 3 years ago

Ballard has connected rural schools to high-speed internet and "worked tirelessly" to implement a statewide learning management system.

Virtual education is paving the way for freelance teachers

by Darlene Aderoju • 4 years ago

The freelance education industry is growing as more schools go virtual, according to FlexJobs.