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As schools and districts rush to “reopen” during the pandemic, one immediate goal is to equip classrooms with audio and wireless microphones for the teachers so students in class or attending remotely can clearly hear lessons. Some schools are even installing basic wireless microphone systems, portable audio systems, and soundbars. However, these residential-grade systems are […]
Distance learning helped students and educators connect during the pandemic-induced lockdown, but returning to the physical school buildings with devices that have been home for more than a year could introduce significant cyber risk to the organization at a time when schools are an attractive target of cybercriminals. When schools closed their buildings last and […]
Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting at the HETMA Spring 2021 Virtual Conference “The Hybrid Life.” If attendees to the breakout session left with just one takeaway, it was this – when thinking about learning technology and how best to implement it in a higher education environment, the question that needs to be […]
When the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting organizations everywhere last year, it dramatically transformed the way we work. New technologies that were seldom used like videoconferencing, unified communications and collaboration became the new way of working when employees were sent home to work for the long haul. However, it wasn’t just the office that became virtual. […]
U.S. cybersecurity officials are warning K-12 educators of an uptick in cyberattacks designed to exploit and disrupt distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. As schools everywhere continue to rely on critical IT services to support distance learning via videoconferencing and collaboration tools, cybercriminals are taking notice. Bad actors are targeting schools with ransomware, data theft […]
Perhaps no single industry has struggled to adjust more to COVID-19 than education. The pandemic has greatly accelerated the broad adoption of e-learning solutions. Those school districts that invested in robust IT systems have been validated and are continuing to build out their resources. Meanwhile, those districts that did not already have e-learning technologies in […]
Microsoft is rolling out new features for Teams and OneNote as educators and students begin to look to the platform for distance learning at the start of a new school year. In particular, the new features tackle social-emotional learning (SEL) as educators hope to augment their in-person teaching methods with distance learning technology for students […]
While the videoconferencing service has been largely adopted thanks to its simple user interface, security problems have been more of a headache than the platform is worth in NYC public schools.
Artificial Intelligence is leading to a boon in distance learning, similar to the Netflix model, and it’s a good thing for higher education.