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Calif. community colleges start virtual science labs for distance learning

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Without access to classroom laboratories during the pandemic, more than 2 million students attending California's community colleges can now conduct experiments in virtual labs.

Students at UNC are attending class through virtual reality headsets

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

For 28 students taking associate professor Steven King's "emerging technologies" class, attending class virtually has taken on a new meaning.

University of Illinois starts virtual campus tours

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Campus is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but students can still tour campus through virtual reality and YouTube and photo tours.

COVID-19 could pave the way for edtech funding, equity

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

School closures are underscoring technology's shortcomings in a way that could benefit education in the long-term, said technology researcher Amber Case.

CoSN names top resources for personalized learning

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Adaptive technologies backed by data analytics and blended learning were named among the top tools helping educators to improve outcomes for students.

Villanova U. students are building a virtual tour of the Vatican

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Granted access to some of the Roman Catholic Church's most private spaces, students are given a unique chance to train in a modern technology.

Augmented, virtual reality major opens at Shenandoah U. next fall

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The new program is less about coding, organizers say, and more about "designing the human experience."

Immersive technology: Classroom asset or just another tech fad?

by Julia Ottesen • 2 years ago

Technologies like virtual or mixed reality aren't a classroom cure-all, but some experts say they could transform how students learn.