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Report: More IoT Device Exposures Seen in Education Institutions

Education institutions have a 14x higher rate of Internet of Things device exposures compared to other industries, according to a recent report from RiskRecon and cybersecurity research firm Cyentia Institute.

9 Priorities for Closing the Digital Divide

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition, a nonprofit that promotes "open, affordable, high-quality broadband connections," has issued a roadmap for 2021, laying out what it will be pursuing in its mission of supplying internet access to an estimated 42 million unconnected people in the United States.

Small Maine College Asks: Do We Need a Main Campus?

Unity College in Maine, which frames itself as "America's Environmental College," has opened up debate about whether small institutions really need to have flagship campuses to survive.

New CT Leadership Summit: Innovating out of the Pandemic

Higher education's response to the pandemic has required agility, flexibility and perhaps most important, innovation. Join us Feb. 24 for this free one-day event, in which education and IT leaders will share how they are managing the challenges of remote work and learning, adapting to change and solving problems with outside-the-box ideas and practices.



Upcoming Events, Webinars & Calls for Papers (Week of Jan. 25, 2021)

Upcoming events include the TDWI Virtual Summit, ITC 2021 Annual Meeting, and Campus Technology Leadership Summit.

Report: It's Time for 4-Year Schools to Welcome Adult Learners

The public mission of four-year colleges and universities needs to adapt to encompass adult learners, according to a new report. That's the population that may be most affected by the changes in education introduced during the pandemic — more so even than K-12 and college students, the report suggested.

Online Discussion Platform Adds Auto-Grading

Ed tech company 42 Lines has introduced a new auto-grading feature for its Harmonize online discussion platform, geared toward making it easier to manage and assess online class discussions.

San Diego State U Upgrades Microphones for Hybrid Learning

San Diego State University is outfitting nearly 200 classrooms across its main and Imperial Valley campuses with Sony's MAS-A100 beamforming ceiling microphone, to support the hybrid classroom model.

Enrollment Coaching Boosts Online Student Success at Cal State University, Bakersfield

A new initiative at California State University, Bakersfield offers prospective students dedicated enrollment coaches to help navigate the institution's online programs.

American College of Education Expands Degree Pathways with Study.com Partnership

American College of Education, an online institution specializing in education, leadership, business, healthcare and nursing programs, has partnered with Study.com to offer adult learners affordable pathways to a college degree.