Princeton will bring undergrads back this spring

Princeton University will bring their undergrads back this spring. Reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education, with their campus currently open only for graduate students, President Christopher Eisgruber announced a “highly constrained on-campus experience” for their undergraduate students this spring. The takeaway? With prohibited social gatherings and single-occupancy housing, the question will be if students […]

What are new EdTech dollars focused on?

What are new EdTech dollars focused on? Reported by Education Dive, one of the most interesting challenges on the table is solving videoconferencing specifically for the classroom. Because while platforms like ZOOM are great about getting everyone’s face on a screen, ZOOM wasn’t designed for universities. Some providers like Engageli are working to build their […]

How to Engage Distracted Students at Assumption University

  Is student distraction a uniquely 21st-century problem? Is education powerless to compete against students’ other technological options? Dr. James Lang, Professor of English and Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University, returned to the Enrollment Growth University podcast to discuss his new book, Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You […]

How have traditionally hands-on programs transitioned online?

How well have traditionally hands-on programs transitioned online during COVID? Reported by Education Dive, while nursing and veterinary programs found their clinical scenarios the most difficult to reproduce online, many have found novel solutions since, including shipping animal models directly to students to practice surgical techniques over webcams. Other clinical scenarios have proven even easier […]