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The work of engineers is often mission critical, from ensuring that life-saving medical equipment can function properly, to providing infrastructure for 5G communications systems, to monitoring national security and defense.
At the end of 2019, college presidents were asked what they saw as the greatest challenges for higher education in 2020 and the results are fascinating given the way the year has gone. Although none...
Educators in science and engineering have traditionally relied on in-person experiments for teaching. Laboratory experiments introduce students to the real-life work of scientists and engineers, teach them concepts through trial a
With the move to virtual learning nearing its one-year mark, preventing online cheating and how to approach online proctoring have consistently been at the top of educators’ concerns.
A college campus is an exciting place filled with hundreds, thousands—or even tens of thousands—of students seeking to better themselves through education, as well as faculty and campus employees.
Switching from teaching in-person to teaching online presents both unique challenges and opportunities. Here are 10 practical tips from veteran online faculty to support those making the switch.
When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The education sector is in the midst of significant evolution. Shifting learning behaviors, demand for new skills, and changes to workforce dynamics have motivated a profound digital transformation.
Our nation is facing a serious skills gap between the number of open positions in STEM fields and the number of people qualified to fill them.
Colleges and universities are under a lot of pressure to meet enrollment targets, retain existing students, and see them through to graduation — all while operating under strict budget constraints.
In today’s higher education landscape, the collection, appreciation, and usage of data and analytics is not only necessary, it is essential.
Higher education institutions suffering from ransomware attacks is nothing new. However, as institutions shift to distance learning, the attack surface is much greater, giving malicious actors greater opportunity.
Higher education institutions often host sensitive research data, patent information, and a vast amount of student personal data while supporting a sprawling campus of information resources used by students, faculty and others.
Successful campus CIOs don’t just find ways to create value for their college or university with the help of technology. They also communicate this value effectively across the institution.
Many educators and employers agree there’s a disconnect between the skills today’s workers need on the job and what students are taught in school.
In the wake of COVID-19, colleges and universities across the U.S. have embraced virtual and hybrid learning to combat the spread of the virus and protect students and staff.
Across the nation, higher-ed leaders are grappling with the question of how they will ensure a continued safe on-campus environment for students, faculty, and staff in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact tracing and...
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 vis
This summer posed some unique challenges for colleges and universities across the country, as many needed to act quickly to implement the right AV technology solutions to help faculty create collaborative and engaging learning exp
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...
This school year is unlike any other. More than 90 percent of households with school-age children are engaged in some form of distance learning from home, while college students are navigating a variety of hybrid remote learning...
COVID-19 has created new financial and operational challenges for higher education leaders, and has accelerated the impact of long-standing demographic, organizational, and economic trends, according to a new whitepaper.
Online learning as a modality of teaching and learning has been thrust upon education and can no longer be considered an emerging reality. It is here.
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