New resources to help support faculty with quality online instruction

Anticipating continued remote instruction this fall, nonprofits, ed-tech companies and institutions race to provide faculty with the resources and training they need to teach well online.

Social scientists on COVID-19


What motivates people to wear masks, the effects of social isolation on children and the elderly, infection rates among the incarcerated. These are just some of the COVID-19 research topics social scientists are investigating right now.

More institutions are suspending or cutting retirement plan contributions

Colleges and universities are increasingly suspending or trimming employee retirement plan contributions to battle budget deficits.

Who owns all that course content you're putting online?

Copyright ownership concerns abound in the rapid shift to remote instruction.

Size of state budget cuts becomes clearer

Experts had predicted states would have to cut higher education funding. The scope is becoming clearer every day.

Missouri Western cuts quarter of faculty along with programs in history and more

Missouri Western cuts 30 percent of the faculty, along with programs in history, political science, sociology, economics, music and more.

Cal State pursuing online fall

As many colleges line up to say they'll be reopening campuses, California State University is planning for most courses to be online. What makes the system different?

Academic museums see drops in earned income, fundraising

Academic museum directors know their fortunes are tied to those of their parent institutions. Some worry about the possibility that collections could be raided to raise funds.

Online proctoring is surging during COVID-19

Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?

Parking lot Wi-Fi is a way of life for many students

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.


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