With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to transform how college educators teach and students learn, distance learning is becoming a new normal. Many instructors have eased this transformation with “flipped” or “asynchronous” courses, in which they behave more as coaches than instructors. Using this approach, a professor may record an hour-long lecture for her students to […]
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of college students all over the world had to finish their spring semesters online. While distance learning has helped some students continue their education off campus, it has also created major challenges for science and engineering students whose education relies strongly on in-person lab work. Going forward, some universities are […]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of students are making the difficult transition to distant learning—and parents and teachers are making the transition with them. This sudden switch to distant learning poses unique questions about child data privacy and how to protect students’ personal information. Furthermore, many parents and educators may not even be aware these […]
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced thousands of colleges and universities to shut down, the U.S. Department of Education recently relaxed federal regulations for online learning. The new regulations are intended to make the introduction of online learning programs easier for colleges and universities. They also expand federal student aid money […]
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is forcing colleges and universities around the world to transition their classrooms online. While engineering lab work can be especially difficult to transition to an online learning environment, some instructors are finding creative ways to recreate the activities virtually. Best practices from Stanford University advise lab instructors to transition whatever aspects […]
At IEEE, we know that faculty at many universities are suddenly being asked to offer courses exclusively online. It can be challenging to create resources that are effective and immediately available.
In this free virtual event, Using eLearning to Support Distance Learning, speakers will share techniques as you plan to adapt your engineering and computer science curriculum for a distance learning environment. There will also be a live Q&A.
Timothy Kurzweg, Ph.D.
Director of the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Penn State Erie, the Behrend College
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Milwaukee School of Engineering
Director of Education Product, Sales and Marketing at IEEE Educational Activities
School closures are sweeping the globe thanks to the recent coronavirus outbreak that has sickened more than 150,000 people worldwide. From the U.S. to China, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused colleges and universities to cancel classes, shut down entire campuses, and end study abroad programs. In the U.S., at least 88 colleges and universities have […]