January 24, 2022
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6 tips for asynchronous teaching from an expert
When Susan Whitman first agreed to teach an online asynchronous class at the University of Vermont back in 2019, she was worried. "Teaching in person and teaching online are two very different things. You can't just take an in-person class and say, 'Oh, I'm just going to do this online,' especially in an asynchronous format. It's really got to be different."
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At GMU’s Horizon Hall, Innovation is Tradition
George Mason University's new academic building, which opened its doors on the Fairfax Campus in 2021, was carefully constructed to showcase advanced audiovisual (AV) and wireless systems designed to facilitate ideation, collaboration, and an Active Learning environment. AVNetwork spoke with members from GMU, Mersive, and CTDG who all came together to make this project a reality. Read all about it here.
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Slooh's online telescope offerings are taking educators into account, providing tools that can help faculty craft curriculum and foster professional development. "Slooh's innovation is that an unlimited number of teachers and students can share online telescopes in a manner that includes an exchange of ideas and opportunities to learn from each other," notes Michael Paolucci, Slooh's founder.
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When West Virginia University's (WVU) trio of sports facilities needed upgrades to their production audio systems, the Morgantown campus turned to Metinteractive, which provides strategic solutions for architecture, communications and technology.
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A part of the Hayes School of Music, the RFG Recording Studio is a multi-million dollar recording studio serving students and local artists at Appalachian State.
Full Story: The Appalachian (Appalachian State University) (1/21) 
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NYC colleges launch workforce recovery program
LaGuardia and Hostos Community Colleges of The City University of New York are launching the NYC Accelerated Workforce Recovery Hub. A planned 18-month pilot program will provide workforce training to hundreds of people, with the goal to support those who lost their livelihoods due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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