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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days 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 • 7 days 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 • 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.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks 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 • 2 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 • 3 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.

University graduation ceremonies are going virtual during the pandemic

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 months ago

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

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