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Podcast Bonus: How the Pandemic Gave IT a Seat at the Table

For information technology leaders in higher education, one silver lining of the pandemic has been the opportunity it has given IT to shine at a strategic level. In this bonus episode of the podcast, university CIOs Jill Albin-Hill and Paige Francis share how they have been able to get involved in pandemic response planning, fast-track IT projects, provide critical solutions to campus challenges, elevate the position of IT within institutional leadership, and more.

Qualtrics Intros Return to Learn Hub to Help Guide Campus Reopening

Survey software and experience management company Qualtrics has created the Return to Learn Hub, a tool for performing daily symptom checks and contact tracing, as well as gauging student and staff sentiment on campus decisions.

Podcast: Inside University of Kentucky’s Pandemic Response Team

The fall semester is beginning, and we are finally starting to see reopening plans play out at colleges and universities across the country. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, Executive Editor Rhea Kelly explores the pandemic decision-making process with Dr. Eric Monday, executive vice president for finance and administration at the University of Kentucky, and also the chair of UK’s Pandemic Response Team. He talks about how the team is structured, what types of data they monitor, what kinds of challenges they have been working through, and how they are approaching contingency planning.

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.

What to Do When Hands-on Learning Is Essential

The University of St. Augustine faces a problem unique to programs delivering healthcare training — how to help students prepare for clinical careers.

Terra Dotta Developing Tech Tool to Manage Health and Safety in the Return to Campus

Terra Dotta is drawing upon its experience providing higher education travel, study abroad and international program management solutions to develop a new tool for mitigating health risks and monitoring student health as colleges and universities reopen their campuses.

Spelman College Changes Course, Moves to Virtual Instruction for All Students in the Fall

Just a few weeks after announcing a phased reopening plan for the fall semester that would have included both in-person and online instruction, Spelman College has made the decision to switch to an entirely online model.

More Than Half of U Arizona's Fall Classes Will Have an In-Person Component

When the University of Arizona's fall semester begins on Aug. 24, instruction will be a mix of in-person and remote learning — with more than half of all classes including an in-person component.

Podcast: How Indiana University Is Preparing Classrooms for Blended Learning

Julie Johnston, director of learning spaces for Indiana University, has been working hard to make classrooms safe for students and faculty this fall. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, she talks with Executive Editor Rhea Kelly about how the new reality of COVID-19 is impacting IU’s campuses, the challenges of preparing classrooms for the fall, and technology’s role in ensuring a successful teaching and learning experience.

Full Measure Intros Mobile Tools for Fall Reopening

Mobile communications company Full Measure Education has introduced a new library of Fall Reopening Solutions, mobile engagement tools designed to help higher education institutions reopen safely in the fall.