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Nearpod Expands Higher Ed Content

Nearpod, an instructional platform that enables educators to create interactive learning materials using their own content or the company's library of lessons, videos and activities, is expanding its content offering with more than 500 higher education course materials and resources.

10 Basics that Students Want from the LMS, and How to Help Faculty Implement Them

At Ohio State University, students developed a list of 10 ways that instructors can use the learning management system more effectively — common-sense guidelines that aim to make courses more consistent, predictable, easier to navigate and generally more student-friendly.

SANS Institute Launches Cybersecurity Scholarships for HBCU Students

Cybersecurity training and certification provider SANS Institute has launched the SANS + HBCU Cyber Academy, a cybersecurity scholarship and education opportunity for students and alumni of historically Black colleges and universities across the country.

Canadian Research and Education Network Taps BlueJeans Videoconferencing for Hybrid Learning

Canada's National Research and Education Network, an ultra-high-speed network connecting researchers and educators across the country's 13 provinces and territories, has selected videoconferencing solution BlueJeans by Verizon to support hybrid learning.

Gale Digital Scholar Lab Update Offers Enhanced Analysis Tools

Gale, a provider of research and learning resources for libraries and education institutions, has revamped its Gale Digital Scholar Lab platform for digital humanities (DH) researchers.



Report: Top Uses of Video in Teaching and Learning

In a recent survey, a whopping 97% of education professionals agreed that video is essential to students' academic experience.

Survey: Cheating Concerns in Online Courses Have Eased

College instructors have changed their attitudes toward academic integrity in online courses, according to a new report from Wiley.

North Park University Launches Online Bookstore to Reduce Financial Barriers for Students

In an effort to boost textbook affordability for its students, North Park University is making all required course materials available through a new online bookstore that provides expanded options for low-cost textbooks.

San Diego State U Creates Cybersecurity Certificate Program

California's San Diego State University has launched the SDSU Cyber Tech Academy, a suite of online cybersecurity certificates designed for security professionals and those seeking to move into cybersecurity careers.

Data-Informed Learning Design and the Shift to Online

The pandemic has been a testament to the progress that has been made in the use of technology to support online learning, but it has also revealed how poorly traditional course design translates to a digital experience. And that’s an opportunity for institutions to become more sophisticated in leveraging digital learning environments to go beyond what’s possible in a brick-and-mortar classroom. That’s according to Luyen Chou, chief learning officer at 2U. Here, we talk about transforming online pedagogy, the potential of emerging technologies, the beauty of simple data, essential human skills and more.