Colleges told to prioritize accessibility when buying new technology
Higher education institutions still need to make more progress on centralizing accessibility in technology procurement, experts said.
Class raises $105 million in Series B funding
Class founder Michael Chasen said the funding will allow the company to reach places where a need for online learning is "urgent."
Instructure unveils its 'Edtech Collective'
The maker of the Canvas learning management system says its website offers space for companies to connect, spurring progress in edtech.
Tom Brady backs online learning startup created by Blackboard founder
Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is part of a new round of investment in Class, a tool suite that makes Zoom more user-friendly for instructors.
Penn State president denounces ‘Zoom bombing’ of Black Caucus
The university is encouraging improved security practices after uninvited users crashed a virtual student meeting with offensive imagery and language.
Some pandemic-era edtech here to stay, says Bradley University professor
Bradley University's Dean Cantu said the pandemic has transformed how education is used in universities, but only the substantive tools will stick around.
Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic
The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.
'Zoombombers' disrupted online classes at several schools, FBI says
The FBI issued a warning Monday that's it's received reports of video conferences being disrupted by explicit and hateful images and comments.