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8 Colleges to Participate in OER Study

Eight colleges across the United States have been selected to participate in an Achieving the Dream study on teaching and learning with open educational resources.

73 Percent of Students Prefer Some Courses Be Fully Online Post-Pandemic

In a recent Cengage survey, nearly three-quarters of students — 73 percent — said they would prefer to take some of their courses fully online post-pandemic. However, only half of faculty (53 percent) felt the same about teaching online.

CC Search to Join WordPress

CC Search, Creative Commons' search engine for finding openly licensed and public domain content, is joining the WordPress project.

Remaining High-Touch for Graduate Students in a Contactless Pandemic

Claremont Graduate University maintains a high-contact experience for students, based on exceptional access to faculty — even during pandemic times, when many academic and administrative functions must be suddenly transformed to remote processes.

USDA Grants to Support Distance Learning and Telemedicine

The United States Department of Agriculture is awarding grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million to institutions supporting distance learning and telemedicine in rural communities. The deadline for this competitive grant program is June 4.

New AVer Auto-Tracking Camera Offers 30X Optical Zoom

AVer Information Inc. USA has expanded its line of artificial intelligence tracking cameras with a new model boasting 30X optical zoom and multiple tracking modes.

Secure Videoconferencing Platform Available Free for Virtual Graduations

Cybersecurity company StrikeForce Technologies is making its SafeVchat secure videoconferencing platform available for free to both K-12 and higher education institutions that are holding virtual or live-streamed graduation ceremonies this spring.

LG Launches High-Resolution, High-Brightness Laser Projectors for Education

LG Business Solutions USA has shipped two new projectors in its education line, both designed for medium to large spaces.

William & Mary Installs Virtual Classroom Tech for Hybrid Learning

To accommodate the hybrid model of remote and in-person teaching and learning, William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business has rolled out virtual classroom technology in three learning spaces on campus.

How COVID-19 Created Opportunities for Teachers and Students

There's no doubt that the pandemic caused incredible upheaval in higher education — but the positive impacts of that disruption are significant. Here's how the shift to online learning will benefit both faculty and students moving forward.