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OLC Working with Instructure to Enrich Teacher Training Resources, Expand Access to Equitable Digital Learning

The Online Learning Consortium has announced a multi-year partnership with Instructure to collaborate on research projects and work together through Instructure's Canvas learning management system to enrich teacher training resources and expand access to equitable digital learning.

Ohio University Adds Career Coaching for Business Graduate Students

The Ohio University College of Business has partnered with Randstad RiseSmart to offer career guidance to graduate students in the final semesters of their programs.

Kent State Debuts 3D Virtual Campus Tour

Prospective students can now tour Kent State University virtually and explore 3D replicas of campus buildings. The institution partnered with Buy360Tour to "transform the college shopping experience," according to a news announcement.

Michigan Tech Classroom Audio Upgrade Supports Hybrid Learning

Michigan Technological University has outfitted two of its on-campus spaces with ClearOne BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tiles.

Big Data Could Pose Unsustainable Challenges to Universities

Big data research operations in higher education could hit a wall. While universities are "meeting many current needs," according to a new research project, big data work is taxing institutional technology, human and financial resources.

Modern Campus Intros Low-Code Web Design Tool for Higher Ed

Education technology company Modern Campus has launched a low-code web design tool for higher education. Melody, as it's called, is intended to reduce the effort and time required for creating web pages, enabling ordinary users to develop them without programming knowledge or the help of IT.

Study: Credential Thieves Targeting Universities Using COVID Themes, Sophisticated Spoof Sites

Cybersecurity experts at Proofpoint have identified a dramatic increase in phishing attacks targeting mostly North American universities, many of which leverage COVID-19 themes including testing information and the new Omicron variant.

Pandemic Leads Education Professionals to Seek Changes in Their Careers

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the global workforce in a state of flux, with the vast majority of employees — including those in the education sector — looking for changes in their careers and in the workplace.

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.