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U Wyoming Latest to Sign OPM Agreement with Wiley Education Services

The University of Wyoming has signed an online program management agreement with Wiley Education Services, to help faculty shift courses to online formats in time for the spring 2021 semester.

Campuswire Invites Instructors to Make Best Courses Available to World — and Collect a Fee

Education technology company Campuswire has introduced a platform that allows professors from around the world to deliver their live online classes to anybody on the internet.

Panopto Adds Webex Integration

Panopto and Webex users will now be able to transfer their video recordings to their media library. Panopto produces video management applications; Webex is a videoconferencing program.

Podcast: How Oregon State Uses Tech and Ingenuity to Engage Physics Students Remotely

Last fall, Oregon State University launched an Ecampus online program for its introductory physics courses, with an emphasis on collaborative, hands-on work. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, Senior Physics Instructor KC Walsh and Associate Department Head David Craig talk about how they’ve used technology, open educational resources, take-home lab kits and more to engage students from a distance.

Survey: Interactive, In-Class Engagement Makes a Difference to Students

Even though first-year college students are more likely than students in later years to say they intended to return to school in the spring (73 percent versus 68 percent), they're less confident they'll see the value of the investment in higher education (45 percent compared to 51 percent), according to a recent survey done by education technology company Top Hat.

Unizin Partners with Blackboard to Offer Ally Across Member Institutions

Unizin's 14 member institutions can now tap into Blackboard's Ally accessibility solution. The higher education consortium recently announced a partnership with Blackboard to help "create a more inclusive and data-informed learning environment" for its members, according to a news announcement.

Updated Guide Tackles Equity and Racial Justice in Use of Adaptive Courseware

A group of organizations focused on student success in college have released a new version of a guide to help instructors and course designers implement adaptive curriculum to better support minority students. Intended for use in gateway courses, the "Adaptive Courseware Implementation Guide" was developed by Every Learner Everywhere.

Active Engagement Improves Online Instruction During COVID-19

Getting students actively engaged in their remote learning has a difference on the outcomes during a pandemic, according to a report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

FLEXspace.org: A Hub for Sharing and a Platform for Research

During the past few months, higher education institutions have had an urgent need to respond to the challenges of a pandemic and reconfigure learning spaces quickly with very little room for trial and error. FLEXspace.org has proven to be both a hub for sharing what works and a platform for longer-term research on important questions that impact the future.

Ohio Colleges Push Union Members to Finish 4-Year Degrees

Two schools in Ohio have teamed up to help union members obtain bachelor’s degrees. In a new program called "CSU Career Plus+," Central State University is working with Eastern Gateway Community College to help graduates of the two-year college who are also members of the AFL-CIO finish their four-year degrees in online classes.