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Education Tech

3 ways technology paves the way for more student engagement

September 17, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As we enter the 2021-2022 school year, many of us are still reeling from the last one. Last year was defined by massive changes to the learning landscape. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders meant that students and teachers […]


Education Tech

What Will Online Learning Look Like in 10 Years? Zoom Has Some Ideas

September 15, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Last March, Zoom, the ubiquitous online conferencing platform, became a staple of daily life for many students and educators as learning shifted online. Millions downloaded it—and first learned of it—back in early 2020, when lockdowns forced billions of students online, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Captioning for All

September 8, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For us folks with one of the great invisible disabilities, hearing loss, captions are a godsend. Their significance becomes dramatically evident in their absence, as occurs when one of us, David, has told family members that he’s hearing a movie […]


Education Tech

3 technologies needed for remote learning

August 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As everyone spends the summer preparing for a new school year, many are preparing for virtual options to stick around post pandemic. In a recent survey conducted by Instructure, two-thirds of the educators surveyed believe remote learning will impact classroom […]


Education Tech

Survey: Pandemic digital learning tools will impact curriculum for years to come

August 24, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The pandemic-driven shift to remote learning fast-tracked many districts’ long-term plans to embrace 1:1 device programs and other digital initiatives, in addition to catalyzing efforts to close the digital divide and address the homework gap — in which students who […]


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Why automation is key to education’s cybersecurity problem

August 23, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Across industries, ransomware and cyberattacks have proliferated in the past year, largely due to the rapid shift to remote work and school. The education sector has been hit particularly hard–the 2020 calendar year saw a record-setting 408 publicly disclosed cybersecurity […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 reasons multiple learning modalities will be higher ed’s new normal

August 20, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Thanks to rapid vaccine distribution and the CDC’s new mask guidance, in-person instruction will return en masse to universities across the country this fall. But that doesn’t mean university programs with multiple learning modalities will fade away. The pandemic caused […]


Education Tech

7 ways AI can benefit education

August 16, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Today, almost every industry uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to drive growth and find new, more efficient ways to succeed. The education sector is the next big benefactor. Within the next three years, AI will be compatible […]


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Online learning leaders adapt for a post-pandemic path forward

August 2, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The COVID-19 pandemic and move to emergency remote learning led to a “positive reassessment” of higher-ed institutions’ online learning priorities, according to a report from Quality Matters and Eduventures Research. The report is based on survey responses from 422 chief […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A College Corps to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

July 26, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Quinnipiac University is training students to work with local health departments to address vaccine hesitancy in communities across Connecticut. The Connecticut Public Health College Corps program is training about 110 students from across the state in topics including vaccine knowledge […]