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North Dakota Universities Pass State Version of FERPA

North Dakota higher education leaders have passed a new policy intended to protect student data. The State Board of Higher Education has implemented policy 503.2, the "Student Data Privacy and Security Bill of Rights."

Updated: Free and Discounted Ed Tech Tools for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As more and more colleges and universities have shut down their campuses to curb the spread of COVID-19, education technology companies have stepped forward to help move student learning to the virtual realm.

Few Colleges Publicly Posting Fall Plans

According to a recent survey by education technology company Cengage, nearly nine in 10 colleges and universities (86 percent) haven't yet announced plans for the fall semester.

Arizona State U to Share Help with Remote Instruction in Free Online Conference

Arizona State University is hosting a free two-day online conference to help all higher education faculty prepare remote courses for the fall.



Extreme Networks Offers Kits for Hosting Safer Events

Extreme Networks has compiled a bundle of products that's being promoted as a ramp-up for hosting virus-safe esports and athletic events at schools and other locations.

New NASEF Resource Offers Esports Career Resources

The North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) is working with Hitmarker to publish esports career information.

U of South Florida Co-developing App for COVID-19-Safe Campus Returns

A Florida university is working with a software company to produce a mobile application to help campuses manage data on the health of their returning communities.

McGraw-Hill Makes ALEKS Available Direct to Students

McGraw-Hill has launched a direct-to-student version of its ALEKS adaptive learning program.

HoverCam Integrates Document Camera Software with Zoom

Instructors teaching remotely or in HyFlex learning environments can now access Zoom videoconferencing directly from HoverCam's Flex 11 document camera software.

Universities Update Communications for Remote Productivity

Universities are rethinking their campus approach to communications and collaboration in light of the changes introduced by stay-home recommendations.

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