Distance Learning

Read: U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

Because the liability exposures to college campuses are so significant, institutions are asking both the federal and state governments to pass legislation that would shield them from legal claims related to COVID-19.

Read: 85% of College Students’ Mental Health Affected by COVID-19

85% of College Students’ Mental Health Affected by COVID-19

TimelyMD also surveyed college students on their top concerns and how they are coping with increased stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: One-Fifth of Children Bullied on Social Media, According to Parents

One-Fifth of Children Bullied on Social Media, According to Parents

With students spending an unprecedented amount of time online due to social distancing and remote learning, cyberbullying has been a growing concern.

Read: Remote Emergency Preparedness Training Is Worth the Effort

Remote Emergency Preparedness Training Is Worth the Effort

Classes already developed for face-to-face classes can easily be adapted for remote formats during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: Colleges Slammed with Student Lawsuits Seeking Tuition Refunds

Colleges Slammed with Student Lawsuits Seeking Tuition Refunds

Law experts debate the validity of the lawsuits and whether distance learning offers the same educational value as in-person classes.

Read: South Korea Closes Schools Again Due to COVID-19 Spike

South Korea Closes Schools Again Due to COVID-19 Spike

Comparitively, several other countries that also reopened schools have reported no resulting increase in infection rates.

Read: How Robots on Campus Can Save Money and Lives

How Robots on Campus Can Save Money and Lives

Robots are quickly becoming an extension of smart buildings and smart public safety departments. Here are the latest robosecurity trends.

Read: Cuomo Warns of Inflammatory Disease Linked to Children with COVID-19

Cuomo Warns of Inflammatory Disease Linked to Children with COVID-19

The New York governor said he hasn’t determined if children in the state will return to school in the fall, partially because of the unknowns of the disease.

Read: Manage Remote Workers and Students Impacted by COVID-19 Using Mass Notification

Manage Remote Workers and Students Impacted by COVID-19 Using Mass Notification

With many students and employees studying or working from home, alert systems help campus leaders share vital information.

Read: 4 Non-Negotiables for Reopening Colleges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4 Non-Negotiables for Reopening Colleges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There is a seemingly never-ending list of concerns for colleges to consider before reopening, but these four objectives should be top of mind.

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