3 Remote Learning Technology Must-Haves for Higher Ed

| April 11, 2020

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Determining a timeline for when higher education will go back to “normal” is an aimless guessing game. Will it be weeks? Months? Years? For colleges and universities, the sudden shift away from traditional classroom spaces has upended typical teaching tactics. Even schools with minimal online infrastructure must now deliver distance learning at scale. For educators who are tech-savvy (and those who are not) to make this transition and develop curricula that support student success, the right resources are critical.

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The Art Institutes

The Art Institutes is a system of schools throughout the United States. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Most institutions included in The Art Institutes system are owned by Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC. Some institutions in The Art Institutes system are owned by Education Management Corporation.

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The Art Institutes

The Art Institutes is a system of schools throughout the United States. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Most institutions included in The Art Institutes system are owned by Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC. Some institutions in The Art Institutes system are owned by Education Management Corporation.

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