Tags distance education

George Washington U. to continue remote education into the fall

by Betsy Foresman

As universities around the country decide whether to reopen their campuses, leaders at George Washington University said they're rolling student feedback from the summer and spring terms into their offerings this fall, which will mostly remain online.

Florida International University hosts webinar for K-12 online learning

by Betsy Foresman

After many K-12 teachers struggled with the sudden rush to remote learning, Florida International University has joined the higher education institutions now teaching lesson design, organization techniques how to use and how to use video and digital tools.

Universities are fighting back against ICE rule change to deport foreign students

by Betsy Foresman

Harvard and MIT filed a lawsuit against the federal agency, while students at the University of California seek workarounds that would allow their international classmates to remain in the U.S. this fall.

Florida tries to save online education after Gov. DeSantis cut funding

by Betsy Foresman

The State University System Board of Governors said it's developing a plan to keep online education afloat after the governor's vetoed funding to Complete Florida Plus, a $29.4 million education program.

Michigan State to give blind students free electronic braille displays

by Betsy Foresman

To help support their distance learning during the pandemic, blind students at Michigan State University will receive free, portable braille readers.

Universities must encourage discourse on racism, pandemic, said educators

by Betsy Foresman

Students who would normally discuss current events on campus must be given virtual forums to ensure conversations continue, university leaders said on a recent webcast.

University of Arizona launches global campus program

by Betsy Foresman

International students in 34 countries can now attend online classes abroad to earn a U.S. degree from the University of Arizona.

OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown

by Colin Wood

Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.

SDSU plans virtual visual arts showcase

by Betsy Foresman

A new online repository will allow students to display their visual art pieces and discuss the challenges of moving their projects online.