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Free Resources to Help with Remote Learning in 2022

If you're looking for software and services to augment online and blended instruction, start here.

From Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design: Understanding the Whole Student

These days, we hear a lot about the "new normal" in higher education. Remote and hybrid learning is here to stay, offering students more flexibility in their learning journeys. But what if the new normal is not enough? We spoke to Mark Milliron, senior vice president of Western Governors University and executive dean of the Teachers College, and Kim Round, academic programs director and associate dean of the Teachers College, about their vision for reimagining education and why learning experience design is essential to student success.

What Is Learning Loss in the Wake of the Pandemic?

CT talks with Ellen Wagner to learn about approaches to defining, measuring, and mitigating learning loss.

Building a Culture of Innovation

Digital transformation is not just about implementing new technologies — it's also about people and the ability to embrace change. In fact, you might say that's the hardest part: Culture is often cited as one of the biggest barriers to digital transformation in higher ed. In February, our Campus Technology Leadership Summit tackled that very topic with a panel discussion on building innovation into the culture of a university. Here's that conversation.

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.



Digication's New Vision for ePortfolio Technology

A conversation with Digication CEO Jeffrey Yan about his company's long-standing commitment to making student lives better by improving pedagogy with ePortfolio technology. Plus an update on what's relevant today as Digication continues its mission and principle of making learning visible.

Cyberinsurance Companies Raising Rates, Tightening Requirements

Industry experts are warning that cyberinsurance premiums will skyrocket this year across all sectors as underwriters crack down on the amount of risk they'll accept — and insurers have begun requiring organizations buying policies to prove that their network security is in tip-top shape before they even get a quote, let alone active coverage.

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.

Why Phishing Still Works (and What to Do About It)

Protecting against this age-old cybercriminal tactic requires a combination of technology and education. Here's how to help users recognize a phishing threat and what to do when an attack gets through your defenses.

FLEXspace: Building the Resource, Fostering the Community

The FLEXspace platform allows users to find and share detailed exemplars for learning space design and is of great value for institutions planning new or updated spaces. We asked FLEXspace.org's executive director about current and future developments in the FLEXspace platform and plans for its burgeoning community.