In 1994, Susan Whitman received a package in the mail: it was a 12-week lecture series of VHS tapes for a university course on biochemistry, her very first experience with “asynchronous” learning. Read more
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More than 1,200 students in Oakland, California, have signed a petition saying they would stay home this week unless school administrators provide additional Covid protections, including more N95 masks, weekly testing and better social distancing – or a shift to virtual learning. Read more
Pilot program introduced in northeast Ohio will allow students with stranded credits to settle their bills and have their transcripts released. Read more
Journals that are part of Cambridge University Press’ Research Directions ‘will better reflect the research lifecycle’ and interdisciplinary research Read more
The California Community Colleges system is investigating potentially widespread fraud involving fake “bot students” enrolled in active courses in what officials suspect is a scam to obtain financial aid or COVID-19 relief grants.
School choice, the idea that educational funding should follow students rather than school districts, has rapidly gained momentum over the last few years. Read more
In December, artist Sam Kerson sued the Vermont Law School for threatening to cover a campus mural he painted in 1994 depicting the state’s role in helping freed slaves via the Underground Railroad.
Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species.
A seminary fired a professor for his repeated criticism of its leftward direction but used COVID-19 budget cuts as cover to hide its true motives, he claims.
Some publishers are moving toward an open model, prompted by COVID-19.