Harvard Law to keep classes online-only through academic year

28 October 2020

REUTERS —  Harvard Law School, which moved its fall classes to an online only format as the coronavirus pandemic made in-person learning a health risk, has now told students it will stay remote for the rest of the academic year as case numbers rise in its home state of Massachusetts.

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Colleges relax transfer credit policies to boost enrollment

28 October 2020

THE HECHINGER — When Covid-19 threw higher education into chaos, Lebanon Valley College quietly took a small step with big implications. The private college near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, promised that the general education courses taken by any student transferring from another accredited institution would count toward a degree.

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Fordham Law student Arman Borazjani interviewed by dean Matthew Diller on first-year experience

28 October 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Dean Matthew Diller sits down with first-year law student Arman Borazjani for a discussion about the first-year experience during the pandemic.

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University of Maine Law’s Certificate in Compliance program available online in 2021

27 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW — Beginning with our Winter/Spring 2021 program, the courses will be delivered entirely in an asynchronous, online format. Each course will be available for a period of 16 days, and the courses will run sequentially. Participants will be invited to join periodic virtual sessions as well.

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How to improve exams in online classes

7 October 2020

THE HECHINGER REPORT — How do you test students during remote learning? I’ve heard about problems ranging from widespread cheating to technological glitches.

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California State University system continue online instruction into spring semester

1 October 2020

LOS ANGELES TIMES — The nation’s largest public university system will continue with primarily online instruction for the remainder of the academic year amid the state’s ongoing coronavirus crisis, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White announced Thursday in a letter to students, faculty and staff.

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University of Wyoming Law pauses in-person classes due to rise in COVID-19 cases on campus

1 October 2020

LARAMIE BOOMERANG — A COVID-19 outbreak at the University of Wyoming College of Law has led to a brief isolation, UW President Ed Seidel told Laramie City Council Tuesday night.

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Fordham Law Legal English Institute begins fall semester online

1 October 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — This semester’s Legal English Institute (LEI) welcomes 18 new students from 12 countries—Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and Turkey. Our new students bring a wealth of experience and diversity to our community.

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Suffolk Law launches Hybrid JD Program

1 October 2020

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY — Suffolk University Law School has launched a pioneering new Hybrid JD Program (HJD). The program is the first to offer full- and part-time students a traditional in-person first-year classroom experience, followed by the option of taking all remaining classes online.

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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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