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It’s Here! 5 Things to Know About Zoom 5.0

Reference: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/27/its-here-5-things-to-know-about-zoom-5-0/ We’re excited to share that Zoom 5.0 is now generally available! This release delivers one of our most advanced security enhancements to date with support for AES 256-bit GCM encryption, which provides added [...]

5 Quick Steps for Taking Your Blackboard Course Online During COVID-19

Reference: https://blog.blackboard.com/5-quick-steps-for-taking-your-blackboard-course-online-during-covid-19/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing rapid changes in educational delivery formats. Many colleges and universities have canceled classes for an unspecified period of time and asked professors and instructors to move instruction online as [...]

Best Practices for Securing Your Virtual Classroom

Reference: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/best-practices-for-securing-your-virtual-classroom/ Zoom has helped thousands of schools and teachers around the world quickly shift to remote virtual learning, and we want all of them to have the same productive environment as their traditional classroom [...]

A Message to Zoom Users

Reference: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/01/a-message-to-our-users/ To Zoom users around the world, Whether you are a global corporation that needs to maintain business continuity, a local government agency working to keep your community functioning, a school teacher educating students [...]

IBM SPSS Statistics free trial extended through June 15 due to pandemic

Reference: https://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/blog/ibm-spss-statistics-free-trial-extended-through-june-15-due-pandemic We recognize that these are difficult times. In response to the worldwide pandemic, IBM will be extending the SPSS Statistics Subscription trial for active and new accounts through June 15. This will allow [...]

Starting Distance Learning? Tips to Reach Students Virtually

Reference: https://theblog.adobe.com/starting-distance-learning/ With many educators transitioning to distance learning for the rest of the school year, some might feel overwhelmed or uncertain while navigating new tools, processes, and online pedagogy. The big question for many [...]

Adobe Enables Distance Learning Globally for Schools Impacted by COVID-19

Reference: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-enables-distance-learning-globally-schools-impacted-covid-19/ These past few weeks proven that even in times of uncertainty, schools and business communities remain strong and resourceful, all while continuing to find creative ways to maintain learning and business continuity. With [...]