Online Learning Update

Daily updates of news, research and trends in online learning. Curated by Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor of Online Education at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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How To Ransomware-Proof Your Backups: 4 Key Best Practices

Brien Posey, Redmond Magazine Backups are the only guaranteed way to save your data after a ransomware attack. Here’s how to make sure your backup […]

Changing lives by connecting all Americans to broadband internet

Tom Wheeler, Brookings Institution In the coal country of eastern Kentucky, the 800-person town of McKee is the hub of a one-thousand-mile fiber-to-the-home network covering […]

How COVID-19 is ending the stigma of online learning

Daphne Kis, World Economic Forum COVID-19 led to the largest boost in online learning participation. As nearly 100% of new graduates entering the job market […]

How online learning impacted MBA and postgrad programmes

  Nora-Ide McAuliffe, Irish Times Gaining new IT skills and becoming more digitally literate is one of the positives that MU postgraduate Nicole Carr (21), […]

Opinion: UCLA should consider socioeconomic benefits of hybrid learning going forward

  Payton Kammerer, Daily Bruin The pandemic has been a nightmare, but that doesn’t mean UCLA should leave behind the innovations it came with.  Offering […]

Innovative surgical simulator is a significant advance in training trauma teams

American College of Surgeons, Science Daily Simulators have long been used for training surgeons and surgical teams, but traditional simulator platforms typically have a built-in […]

Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2021

Andrew Perrin, Pew Research Smartphone ownership (85%) and home broadband subscriptions (77%) have increased among American adults since 2019 – from 81% and 73% respectively. […]

Will births in the US rebound? Probably not.

Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip Levine, Brookings Institution Recently released official U.S. birth data for 2020 showed that births have been falling almost continuously for […]

New Horizon Report Forecasts Security and Privacy Trends in Higher Ed

Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology EDUCAUSE recently released its first Information Security Edition of the Horizon Report, profiling important trends, technologies and practices shaping the future […]

8 key steps to help universities enable upskilling and reskilling

Vistasp M. Karbhari, eCampus News Even as institutions of higher education discuss how they might best meet needs of students in the future through traditional […]

Colleges face reckoning as plummeting birthrate worsens enrollment declines

Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report But focusing only on the effects of Covid on enrollment obscures that a demographic downturn has already been squeezing colleges and […]

What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?

Eric Griffith, PC Magazine When the Sidewalk Bridges(s) in your house are active, wireless signals that reach outside your home to the sidewalk and beyond […]

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