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Supporting Teaching and Research with Immersive Tools

San Diego State University has created a center for teaching with virtual-, augmented- and mixed-reality tools that supports research in the cross-curriculum implementation of immersive pedagogies.

Staking a Claim on the Future of Education: Blended Learning

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the massive rush to move courses online this spring, it’s that a sudden change to fully online, even in the year 2020, isn’t easy. Here, Jared Stein proposes an important takeaway from the pandemic: Blended learning environments can help us prepare for the future.

What a Fall Reopening Looks Like

New Jersey Institute of Technology started the process of planning its return to campus with a strength — the concept of converged learning — and began building from there.

Cultivating Digital Leaders

A program at Georgia State University is widening the scope of digital literacy to include problem-solving and leadership strategies.

OER for Workforce Development

SkillsCommons provides a massive but navigable repository for the workforce development pipeline — supporting programs with affordable, openly licensed training and education materials.



Sharing Threat Intelligence in Higher Ed

The OmniSOC security operations center exchanges security data and best practices with institutions throughout the higher education sector.

Open Source Tools for a Digital Research Ecosystem

Does research at your institution have the visibility and impact it could? A new class of open source tools can be used to create a modernized, 21st century 'digital research ecosystem' that will help faculty and graduate researchers advance their research objectives and gain recognition for their work.

How Fundraising Can Step Up to the COVID-19 Challenge

College and university advancement teams are evolving their strategies to help their institutions persist through uncertain times. Here are five examples to learn from.

9 Next Steps to Make Online Education More Engaging

Video lectures may have worked as a stop-gap measure in the emergency move to online learning, but they just don't cut it for the long term. Here are nine ways to bring distance education courses to the next level.

Why Saddleback College Expects to Be 90 Percent Online for Fall

This community college was one of the first to announce its plans for the fall semester. And no matter what students might prefer, they won't be returning to standard classroom settings anytime soon.