New study shows that half of all college students take online courses

October 18, 2021

INSIDE HIGHER ED — An analysis of newly available federal data shows that a far larger proportion of college students take at least one fully online course than was previously understood. The analysis, first conducted by the ed-tech consultant and blogger Phil Hill, shows that based on 12-month reporting — which the Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary….

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Post-pandemic college experience may be a hybrid of in-person and online learning

October 4, 2021

THE WASHINGTON POST — Wearing a mask and Birkenstocks as he roved the classroom one afternoon, associate professor John Delacruz sought to rev up his students for an assignment in advertising design. They were each to create a poster defining an artist’s brand through color, font and other elements of text.“Do it,” Delacruz urged them.….

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Pandemic drives growth in number of students taking classes partially or entirely online

September 20, 2021

INSIDE HIGHER ED — It won’t be clear for a good while whether and how much the last year’s grand, unplanned experiment with remote learning has permanently altered the landscape for using technology to deliver college instruction. A first step, though, is getting good data on how patterns shifted during the last year — and that….

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Capital Law temporarily returns to remote classes due to rise in covid cases

September 16, 2021

ABOVE THE LAW — After sending students to remote learning environments for the better part of the past year and a half due to the coronavirus crisis, law schools across the country have finally opened up their doors to welcome their students back to real-life learning. But with COVID cases climbing due to the Delta variant,….

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New Orleans law schools will return to online classes temporarily amid impact of Hurricane Ida

September 14, 2021

REUTERS —  New Orleans’ law schools will remain closed for at least two weeks as the city recovers from Hurricane Ida and workers try to restore power to more than one million people in Louisiana — a task that could take a month or more.

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Duke Law students return to in-person classes

September 13, 2021

DUKE LAW — Nearly 18 months after the Law School moved to learning online in response to the pandemic, in-person classes resumed Aug. 23, and there was a sense of excitement from students, faculty, and staff.

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Fordham Law Dean Matthew Diller discusses the need to be flexible during the pandemic

September 13, 2021

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Dean Matthew Diller shares insights on the rise in applicants, changes to legal education, and return-to-campus plans with Law.com.

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Quinnipiac Law professor Angela Robinson to deliver virtual community talk on Critical Race Theory

August 26, 2021

THE QUINNIPIAC CHRONICLES — Retired judge and law visiting professor Angela Robinson will be a guest speaker on the critical race theory (CRT) at a virtual event by the Guilford Human Rights Commission on Aug. 10, as the town’s Board of Selectmen approved on Aug. 2.

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Law graduates report technical difficulties taking the remote July Bar Exam

August 16, 2021

BLOOMBERG LAW — The newest reports echo those from exams last February and October, also held remotely in response to the pandemic. Test takers then reported rejected file attachments, the deletion of online essay notes and even being kicked off the test completely because of facial recognition technology that didn’t work properly. This time around, test takers….

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A look at University at Buffalo Law’s Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program for underrepresented students

August 16, 2021

UBNOW — Johnniel Morales has a clear, powerful statement about how UB’s Discover Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, an immersive summer program for promising underrepresented students, changed his life. It’s about “admiring the value of my potential and the diversity that surrounds me as an opportunity to reflect and rebuild over the things that were seen as….

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