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Eduventures Summit 2020Virtual Research Forum November 12 Seven months into the pandemic, prospects for a rapid economic recovery are dimming. The persistence of COVID-19, and an evaporation of federal stimulus aid signal rough waters ahead for many postsecondary...read more
2020 will long be remembered as the year of learning differently. Whether you’re enrolled in first grade or graduate school, online learning has become an unavoidable fact of life.read more
The pandemic has forced institutions that recruit traditional college-bound students to abandon proven communication search strategies. For some, this provided a welcome opportunity to finally toss dated methods and try out new tactics. For others, this pivot was...read more
“I’m sure everything will be back to normal by June.” When the pandemic hit in March, Eduventures Summit 2020, originally scheduled for June, seemed a long way off. As the situation worsened, we moved the date to November. Now, in lieu of an in-person event, we are...read more
“360,316 already enrolled.” It is big numbers like this—featured on the homepage of the 10-course Data Science “specialization” from Johns Hopkins University and many others offered by other schools on Coursera, the giant MOOC platform, that both substantiate and...read more
“The virtual university is the university made concrete,” said the animated young professor to my right, concluding his point with a flourish. It was London in the spring of 2000, a surreal no-man’s land between dotcom boom and crash. We were on a conference panel...read more