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Educational Stages, Higher Education

HBCUs experiencing better student compliance with pandemic restrictions than other institutions

September 24, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

University and college administrators are clearly having a tough time monitoring the daily activities of students during the pandemic, much less controlling their risky behaviors on weekends. This was evident in the parties and other gatherings widely documented on social […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Court rules ADA protected school nurses’ advocacy for students with disabilities

September 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The ADA forbids employers from retaliating against a person who has opposed any act or practice made unlawful by the federal law or because an individual has “made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed experts fear rise in dropouts as remote learning continues

September 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

An America’s Promise Alliance survey found nearly 30% of students did not feel connected to adults in the school at the end of the last academic year. Slightly fewer did not feel connected to their school communities and classmates, at […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges look for lower-risk ways for students to socialize

September 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

One hallmark of the fall semester so far has been the recurrent theme of college administrators pleading with students to stop partying — and threatening and imposing punishments on those who do — to try to tamp down the spread […]


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IBM plans $100M investment in HBCU computing program

September 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The programs are “very specifically targeted” to help develop talent among students and research faculty at HBCUs, said Kayla Lee, growth product manager at IBM Quantum and Qiskit. A research-focused effort, the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center, led by Howard University, will […]


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Colleges scrap spring break to limit coronavirus spread

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

College officials are looking for ways to limit students’ travel to and from campus, including by eliminating spring break. While many students spent the break from classes at home or picked up extra hours at work, some made headlines last […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Clear parent communication, support essential for remote learning success

September 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While strong parent-teacher communication has always been important, it’s now critical since many caregivers feel overwhelmed with the demands of distance learning. Educators must be sure parents understand what is expected of students so they can help support learning strategies […]


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Students pushed to change, delay enrollments during pandemic

September 9, 2020

Via: eCampus News

While the California State University system has allowed its 23 campuses to offer students enrollment deferrals in the past, the coronavirus has led some to be more lenient this year about when admitted students can start, EdSource reports. The deferrals […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online proctoring keeps remote exams secure but raises privacy questions

September 4, 2020

Via: eCampus News

The shift to remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges, and a key question in particular is how campus leaders can ensure the integrity of student work during exams. To answer this question, many colleges and universities […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Students, faculty weigh in on online learning experiences

September 3, 2020

Via: eCampus News

A majority of students and faculty say they believe the COVID-19 pandemic will radically and permanently transform higher education, according to a new survey about online learning experiences during the pandemic. Eighty-three percent of students believe their higher-ed experiences will […]