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To break monotony of remote learning, Rutgers built virtual worlds

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The virtual spaces allow students to immerse themselves in their subjects and put their knowledge to practice while they remain off campus during the pandemic.

UCF students to go behind the scenes of live NASA asteroid mission

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

University of Central Florida students will get a chance to learn about space exploration and research when they observe NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission, which will attempt to collect a sample from an asteroid in October.

The future of identity, security and virtual learning in higher ed

by EdScoop Staff • 2 months ago

As universities plan for more virtual learning, multi-factor and passwordless security will take on greater importance against new security threats.

Florida Gov. DeSantis wipes out $30 million online-learning budget

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months 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.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months 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.

ASU to host two-day virtual training event to prepare educators for fall classes

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

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

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The coronavirus pandemic has forced classes and testing online, but essential services like counseling and activities like art and music are also continuing virtually.

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