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Survey: Most College Students Feel Fine Going Back to Campus

A survey of college students found that most were comfortable heading back to campus. The survey was done by OneClass, a company that sells study guides posted by students and faculty.

Prospective Students More Likely to Consider Option of Online Programs

A survey by online education solution provider 2U has found that nearly three-quarters of prospective students said the COVID-19 pandemic has made them more likely to consider online programs.

Cengage Intros E-textbook Subscription Option

Cengage has announced the launch of Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks, a new subscription option that gives students access to 14,000-plus e-textbooks, study guides, test prep and other resources for $69.99 a semester.

Turnitin Expands Academic Integrity Checks

Turnitin has introduced an enhanced academic integrity solution with new features to help detect unoriginal coursework.

Big Ten Universities Partner to Offer Free Online Courses

This fall, students at any of the seven participating Big Ten Academic Alliance universities will have access to free online courses at other Big Ten schools.

New AVer Distance Learning Camera Features AI Auto Tracking

AVer has introduced a new distance learning camera that uses artificial intelligence to automatically detect and follow an instructor's movement in the classroom, with no need for a camera operator.

Instructors Believe Students More Likely to Cheat When Class Is Online

One outcome for the shift to online classes, according to the college and university instructors now teaching them, is that students will be more likely to cheat. In a recent survey, 93 percent of educators said they expected online learning to be more conducive to academic dishonesty.

CSU Chico Adopts Speech-to-Text Tech for Faculty

California State University, Chico is offering Otter for Education from Otter.ai to teaching faculty for the upcoming fall semester. The software allows instructors to share live comments and embed education material into online lectures.

Podcast Bonus: Managing Higher Ed's "New Normal"

In this bonus episode of the podcast, Dr. Elliot Stern, president of Saddleback College in Southern California, talks candidly about how his institution is making strategic decisions for the fall and what kinds of policies and infrastructure they are putting in place to move forward. The conversation comes from Campus Technology's recent Distance Learning Summit – a virtual event focused on the most critical considerations for managing higher ed's "new normal" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USC Deploys $2 Million AV Network in Prep for Hybrid

The University of Southern California is investing close to $2 million in a project to deploy an AV network to cover 248 classroom spaces for hybrid learning.