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.
The University of Delaware Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) has experienced tremendous growth. Now serving an average of 5,000 international students, scholars and dependents each year, the OISS department has grown from a team of four people managing five programs per year to a team of nearly 20 professionals managing 100+ dedicated international programs.
Proper preparation, planning and execution can help mobile learning programs succeed in improving learning.
A massive ate-of-the-art technology installation and integration project allows UCLA’s Dr. William M.W. Mong Memorial Learning Center Auditorium to fit a number of uses, from lectures to faculty meetings.