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DeVry University’s Online Students Share Tips for All New e-Learners

Online Students Provide Guidance to Those New to Online Learning APERVILLE, Ill.–As millions of American students find themselves moving online from traditional classrooms, they may be challenged by their new medium of learning and engaging. Whether its adaptability struggles, tech issues, time management or self-motivation, transitioning to online education can be opening up a whole More Info »

18 attorneys general urge Ed Dept to hold off on new Title IX rules amid coronavirus crisis – Education Dive

Dive Brief: Eighteen Democratic attorneys general are urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and other federal officials to pause the release of federal regulations that would govern how colleges handle sexual violence cases. The coronavirus has already burdened college administrators, they wrote in a letter last week to DeVos and three other officials. New More Info »

Zoombombing Resources – USC

What is Zoombombing? A new form of trolling in which a participant uses Zoom’s screensharing feature to interrupt and disrupt meetings and classes. Students, staff, and faculty who are impacted by protected class (like race, sex, gender, religion or national origin) misconduct during Zoom sessions should be referred to titleix@usc.edu (students) or oed@usc.edu (staff and More Info »

As Liberty University Reports First Covid-19 Case, Students and Parents Grapple With Conflicting Information – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Calum Best spends most of his day at Liberty University inside his dorm room, taking breaks from his accounting and finance studies to spritz with Clorox and scrub with hand sanitizer. Looking out his window on Monday, he reported seeing four clusters of students, “some practicing social distancing, some not.” The senior, one of hundreds More Info »

Student Loan Debt Relief Companies Agree to Settle FTC Charges They Falsely Promised to Lower or Eliminate Consumers’ Student Loans – FTC

Defendants allegedly charged illegal upfront fees and failed to disclose they paid consumers for positive BBB reviews Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers’ More Info »

The Big Transition – Inside Higher Ed

The University of Washington was one of the first U.S. institutions to move online amid the pandemic. Here’s how faculty say the transition is going. The University of Washington was the first major U.S. college or university to announce, amid rising concerns about the coronavirus’s spread, that it would move instruction online. At that point More Info »