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Survey: What Students Want to Retain Post-Pandemic

A recent survey from Top Hat asked college students about their online learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and their expectations for instruction in the Fall 2021 academic term.

Concentric Sky Partnership Brings Digital Credentialing Tools to Blackboard

Blackboard has partnered with Concentric Sky, maker of the Badgr digital credentialing platform, to integrate micro-credential and stackable learning pathway tools into the Blackboard Learn learning management system.

Key Data Points for Better Understanding Students

A new guidebook from Achieving the Dream and the Advising Success Network offers ideas and tools to help colleges and universities understand their students better.

Survey: Cloud Proves Worth During Pandemic

In recent survey of higher education leaders, 64 percent of respondents said the cloud has been "very valuable" during the pandemic. And another 32 percent found cloud-based computing services "somewhat valuable."



Schools Streamline Transfer Pathways with Cloud-Based Tech

Two institutions have expanded their use of technology to make the transfer process more effective. Connecticut's Goodwin University and Vermont-based Norwich University have adopted Transferology, an online service developed by CollegeSource.

Funding Analysis: States Too Quick to Use Higher Ed as 'Budgetary Release Valve'

State and local resources are the primary source of funding for public higher education, yet those funds have steadily diminished in recent years.

7 Next Steps to Fine-Tune Blended Learning

Every Learner Everywhere recently released an in-depth guide to blended learning, designed to help faculty, instructional designers, technological support staff and other stakeholders in their strategic planning for blended learning courses and programs.

Workforce Trainer UpGrad Acquires Virtual Classroom Company

UpGrad, which produces online workforce courses created by university faculty, has purchased Impartus Innovations, a company that specializes in video training technology, in a £14.5 million deal.

LG Intros Interactive Classroom Displays

LG Business Solutions has introduced a new series of interactive classroom displays, the TR3DJ series, available in sizes up to 86 inches.

Accessibility Challenge Fixes 108,000 Course Files in a Single Day

Competitors from 115 universities around the world dedicated May 20, 2021 — Global Accessibility Awareness Day — to fixing course accessibility and winning public recognition for their efforts.