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Sacred Heart Students Use VR in Coursework

Communications students studying online at Connecticut's Sacred Heart University will be doing at least some of their learning via virtual reality.

Success of Videoconferencing Could Keep a Lot of Ed Work Remote

Two-thirds of people in education expect to see a continuation of remote work post-pandemic. Sixty-five percent of respondents in education agreed that due to the success of remote collaboration, facilitated by videoconferencing, their organizations are considering a flexible remote working model, according to a survey from Zoom.

OpenStax Making Diversity Updates

OpenStax, Rice University's open educational resources initiative, is reviewing and updating images, examples and other materials in its textbooks to improve diversity and representation.

Syracuse University Libraries Upgrades Digital Platform

Syracuse University Libraries has selected the Quartex platform from Adam Matthew Digital to house its digital collections.



Cybersecurity Education in NC Gets Funding Boost

In order to accelerate education programs in cybersecurity, computer science, privacy and artificial intelligence, Cisco is donating more than $600,000 in both capital and resources to multiple institutions in North Carolina.

11 Ways to Protect Privacy When Using Student Data

While student data has long been mined to support retention efforts and institutional decision-making, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new and sometimes troubling uses for data in higher education.

New System Manages AV Assets in the Cloud

Hall Technologies has introduced HIVE Cloud Control, a new platform for managing AV assets, including legacy hardware and IP-enabled and wireless devices. Under one subscription an institution can control any number of rooms and AV devices.

EdX and RIT Create MicroMasters Credit Pathway

Learners who complete a MicroMasters program on edX can now apply up to nine credits toward a Master of Science in Professional Studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Morehouse College Creates VR Campus and Classes

Atlanta's Morehouse College is launching an immersive virtual reality experience for students in two of its courses: Biology 105 and History 112.

Valdosta State Tapping into Real-Time Data to Support Student Success

Valdosta State University is furthering its student-centered and data-informed approach to student success with a new partnership with Civitas Learning.