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Florida Gov. DeSantis wipes out $30 million online-learning budget
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis cut funding on Tuesday for online academic support services, a virtual campus program and other online-learning programs that students have increasingly relied upon during the pandemic.
Higher ed's pandemic-fueled 'baptism by fire' a boon in the long run
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.
Bucknell U.'s online training program is destigmatizing mental health issues
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.
ASU to host two-day virtual training event to prepare educators for fall classes
The event will provide support for faculty to help them design effective and engaging online and blended-learning courses for students.
OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown
Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.
Universities are moving more than just classes online
The coronavirus pandemic has forced classes and testing online, but essential services like counseling and activities like art and music are also continuing virtually.
University graduation ceremonies are going virtual during the pandemic
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
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
Hundreds of universities have now moved classes online, and edtech companies are stepping up to help institutions make the transition.