Rutgers University researchers release report on improving student engagement in online classes

17 September 2020

NEWSWISE — Fostering a sense of community and connection for college students will ensure a better remote learning experience in the fall, according to researchers from Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

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Fordham Law hosts fall orientation events

9 September 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — After closing its physical campus on March 9 due to the coronavirus outbreak, Fordham Law School reopened the building for the first time this week, welcoming new students for its first-ever hybrid orientation.

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College faculty discuss changes to online teaching this fall

3 September 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Faculty members say they’re working harder than ever to meet students’ needs through remote instruction, even if critics of the model don’t know it.

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Zoom suffers mass outage amid return to classes

3 September 2020

NBC NEWS — Zoom, the video conferencing service that’s become ubiquitous in the remote-work pandemic life, suffered a mass outage on Monday morning, the company acknowledged.

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Zoom disruptions raise concerns for colleges

3 September 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — A five-hour disruption raises hackles and questions about contingency planning for technical problems in the age of social distancing. Said one university administrator, “2020 is a year of whatever can go wrong, has.”

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Interest in short-term online credential programs rises during the pandemic

3 September 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Interest is growing in short-term, online credentials amid the pandemic. Will they become viable alternative pathways to well-paying jobs?

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A look at University of Colorado Law’s class of 2023

2 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW — The University of Colorado Law School welcomed its newest class of 185 JD, 10 Master of Laws (LLM), and 11 new Master of Studies in Law (MSL) students as classes began both in-person and virtually on Aug. 24.

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University of Hawaii Law welcomes class of 2023

2 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII NEWS — The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law welcomed an incoming class of 116 to the fall semester with a four-day Zoom orientation August 15, 17–19 that included encouragement and advice about the challenges ahead, as well as a virtual moment during which Hawaiʻi Chief Justice….

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Tips for teaching online classes via zoom

1 September 2020

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Elizabeth Stone shares the strategies she used to transform her recent Zoom class into one of the most gratifying teaching experiences she’d ever had.

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Arkansas’ law schools prepare for online and hybrid classes this fall

20 August 2020

ARKANSAS BUSINESS — In early May, the University of Arkansas School of Law began planning for the fall semester.The administration and faculty realized “that this fall would be unusual, whether that’s from our face-to-face classes being socially distant or whether it’s the fact that we have more distance and remote learning,” said Dean Margaret Sova….

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