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How one university is training its health care students virtually

by Betsy Foresman

Using ECPI University's new eHospital software, students can practice setting up IV pumps, taking blood pressure or take a virtual ride in a medical helicopter.

ASU's winter 'Innovation Quarter' courses range from serious to baking

by Betsy Foresman

The university will offer nearly 200 learning sessions over the winter break — from resume building to Christmas baking — to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge.

New website for university faculty will explain remote-teaching tech

by Betsy Foresman

Two universities teamed up with a nonprofit group to curate a collection of videos and articles to guide faculty toward more effective digital tool use.

Google announces certificates, scholarships to support workforce

by Jake Williams

Google says it will consider completion of the Coursera-based programs, which begin this fall, the equivalent of a four-year college degree.

Pandemic's disruption gave universities time to regroup on tech

by Betsy Foresman

Despite technical and accessibility challenges, many educational technology leaders said the coronavirus pandemic afforded them a chance to rethink models that've needed refreshing for decades.

Not for coronavirus, Utah Valley U. launches online-degrees website

by Jake Williams

University leaders say that promoting online education is part of their strategic plan, regardless of the constraints of the current health crisis.

Coding workshops go virtual at Florida International University

by Jake Williams

Virtual workshops at the university cover topics like Python, penetration-testing tools and machine learning as organizers adapt to the pandemic.

Need online courses? New university consortium has 1 million openings

by Colin Wood

A 19-university consortium led by Acadeum is offering "deep discounts" to institutions that need additional capacity during the shift to distance education.

LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak

by Betsy Foresman

The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.

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