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The impact of the pandemic on educational programming has created what will more than likely be fundamental and foundational changes to the traditional classroom environment. In general, the traditional classroom simply is not visible in today’s milieu. The physical hallways connecting traditional classrooms that have been present since education left the open air of Socrates’s Agora, when Plato established an academy, have been replaced with the fiber, copper, and Wi-Fi
When the pandemic emerged, IT and academic leaders at Bucknell University worked closely together to make sure faculty had everything they needed to succeed. IT and faculty leaders formed a remote learning team that offered training in how to teach effectively online. Tech support staff extended their availability to answer student and faculty questions. The university expanded its WiFi coverage to outdoor locations over the summer to support faculty who
Overall LMS downloads were 250 percent higher in August than February, according to a report from consultancy Sykes.
Overall learning management system downloads were 250 percent higher in August than February, according to a report from consultancy Sykes.
The year 2020 has proven to us all that it can be quite difficult to anticipate how a year, let alone a month, will look for any industry. For the education industry specifically, students of all levels have been drastically affected by COVID-19, resulting in learning opportunities transitioning to mostly online. In fact, 97 percent of students who were already enrolled in college before March 1 of this year have
Students once gave more weight to a higher-education institution’s name or classroom content, the grandeur of its grounds or its social life, but today’s prospective and current attendees increasingly consider everything when they decide where to study, according to Fierce Education. Dubbed “student experience,” the combination of art and science mirrors customer and employee experience, The post Universities are having to adapt for the student experience appeared first on eCampus
Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, today announced that the University of Wyoming Foundation has upgraded to CRM Advance, a cloud-based solution that helps institutions cultivate, manage, and grow donor relationships. Ellucian CRM Advance provides integrated, data-backed insights that will enable the UW Foundation to enhance fundraising efforts, The post University of Wyoming Foundation Strengthens Fundraising and Development Efforts with Ellucian appeared first
Epson’s Brightest Laser Projector Ever is Now Available – Smallest 3LCD Projector with 30,000 or More Lumens
As people continue to keep a safe distance from one another, big, bright displays are essential in providing better visibility in today’s more spread-out venues and auditoriums. Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced its brightest projector – the Pro L30000UNL – is now available. Delivering 30,000 lumens of color and white brightness,2 The post Epson’s Brightest Laser Projector Ever is Now Available – Smallest 3LCD Projector with
A company with a focus on "working learners" has launched a new marketplace for community colleges to sell their courses online. Unmudl from SocialTech.ai features courses from seven community colleges.
For colleges and universities that have pivoted to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the evolution is not over. In order to better meet student needs both today and in the future, here are three key considerations.
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