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Podcast: HyFlex Learning in China: Tools Tips and Training Strategies

China’s Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University was one of the first to shift to remote learning when the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year. Now, it’s stepping things up for the fall by outfitting classrooms for the HyFlex model. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, Executive Editor Rhea Kelly talks with Roland Sherwood, manager of the university’s educational technologies team, to find out more.

ASU: Laser-Focused on Ensuring the Current Learning Experience; Sights Set on Designs for the Future

Kyle Bowen tells CT how Arizona State University is continuing to offer students the experiences they expect from an ASU education during the current phase of remote learning and how, at the same time, the institution can leverage its work into plans for the future.

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.

3 Ways for IT to Prepare for Fall Classes

Babson College, like so many schools, is priming for the start of fall classes, which begin in just a few days. Here's how the Boston-based institution has positioned itself to succeed.

Quantum Computing for the Next Generation of Computer Scientists and Researchers

As a distinguished scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee, Travis Humble shares his unique perspectives on the advancement of quantum computing and its entry into higher education curricula and research.



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.

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.

Bringing Career Skills to Life in VR

At Fox Valley Technical College, students are using virtual reality to safely explore the inner workings of a diesel engine — while it is running.

When Learning Becomes Leading, Leading Becomes Learning

At Georgia State University, students learn not only the technical competencies deemed necessary for "digital literacy"; they learn how to pair their new technical understanding with fledgling leadership skills. Now Tiffany Green-Abdullah, founding director of GSU's Digital Learners to Leaders co-curricular program since 2018, is focusing on developing similar programs to be offered more widely — outside GSU.