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Scheduling App Adds Way to Vote on Meeting Times

Calendly, which produces a scheduling application, has added a new component that simplifies the process of finding a time that works best for groups of participants.

California CC Students Gain 24/7 Telehealth Support

Some California community colleges are delivering 24/7 online health and wellness programs to their students through an discount procurement arrangement set up by the Foundation for California Community Colleges with TimelyMD.

2022 OLC Innovate Conference to Focus on Future of Online Learning

Thousands of educators and innovators are invited to help shape the future of online, digital and blended learning at the Online Learning Consortium's Innovate 2022 Conference. The joint event presented by OLC and MERLOT will be held virtually March 28 – April 1, 2022, and onsite in Dallas, April 11–14.

Dreamscape and Zoe Partner to Simplify VR Content Creation

Virtual reality company Dreamscape Immersive is teaming up with VR/AR software provider Zoe Immersive to make it easier to create 3D content for the Dreamscape VR platform.



Despite Online Challenges, Faculty Optimistic About Future of STEM Education

Seventy-three percent of STEM faculty in a recent survey had to shift from face-to-face to remote learning in fall 2020, experiencing a multitude of barriers to teaching STEM courses online. Yet most survey respondents remain optimistic about the future of STEM postsecondary education, according to a new report from the Online Learning Consortium and Bay View Analytics.

Class Adds New Virtual Teaching Tools

Class, software that adds teaching and learning tools to the Zoom meeting platform, has introduced a number of new and updated features designed to improve the virtual and hybrid user experience.

U Arizona Rolls Out Robot Food Delivery

The University of Arizona is partnering with Grubhub to offer food delivery via self-driving robot.

Campus Technology 2021 New Product Award Winners Announced

The awards honor the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in the transformation of education technology.

2U Completes Acquisition of EdX, Announces New Programs

The merger of 2U and edX announced in June is now complete. Combined, the companies now serve more than 230 partners and offer 3,500-plus online learning opportunities to more than 40 million learners, spanning free courses, executive education, boot camps, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs, according to a news announcement.

Waubonsee CC Supporting Latinx and Adult Learners with Coaching, Credit for Prior Learning

In an effort to increase Latinx and adult learner enrollment and completion rates, Waubonsee Community College in Illinois is working with nonprofits InsideTrack and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning to revamp its degree pathways and improve coaching and advising support for students.