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COVID-19’s Lessons for Colleges and Universities

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Responding to COVID-19 hasn’t been easy for higher-ed institutions. But the pandemic has incentivized schools to adapt with unprecedented speed and embrace changes that could have long-term value. Here are four lessons that academic institutions can take away from the pandemic.

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ELMS Release Notes

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The most recent version of ELMS may include new features and improvements for administrators and end-users. See below for a summary of changes. 4.12 – August 26, 2020 Updated Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Kivuto’s privacy policy and terms of use have been updated and split into separate documents. Users are now prompted to accept both policies independently of each other during registration. You can view the updated policies through the following links: privacy policy and terms of use.…

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What is HECVAT and Why is it Important?

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Anyone who works in higher education may have heard the term HECVAT before. If not, it’s only a matter of time. As higher education grows more digital, understanding and leveraging HECVAT will quickly become a necessity for many institutions.

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Controlling Academic IT Costs After COVID-19

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COVID-19 has created far-reaching financial challenges for academic institutions. Here are some steps that school IT teams can take to help control costs in the wake of the pandemic – and perhaps even use this as an opportunity to optimize for the future.

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COVID-19’s Costs to Higher Education

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COVID-19 is having a huge financial impact on academic institutions. Here are the many ways in which the pandemic is costing these institutions money.

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Three Ways Tech Companies are Helping Academic Institutions Cope with COVID-19

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COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges for academic institutions around the world. The good news is that many tech companies recognize the challenges schools are facing, and they want to help.

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Three Reasons Why Schools Should Prioritize Data Privacy

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Simon Fraser University in BC, Canada, announced that it was hit by a data breach earlier this month. This incident, which exposed the personal information of recent students, staff, faculty, and alumni, serves as a reminder that schools face unique challenges around ensuring data security.

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Kivuto and Pearson Partner to Offer Open Access to Digital Learning Resources

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Ottawa, ON – March 19, 2020 – Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, has partnered with Pearson, Canada’s leading educational publisher, to open access to digital resources during the current COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when educational institutions, public spaces, and collaborative environments are closing to help combat the spread of COVID-19, individuals will have complimentary access to these important digital learning resources to continue their online learning. “For several years, Kivuto and Pearson have partnered to enhance…

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The Three Cs for Academic IT Teams: Compliance

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Kivuto recently released a report on how academic institutions manage the software, cloud products, and other digital resources used on campus. Based on a survey of college and university IT leaders conducted in partnership with University Business (UB), the report sheds light on the struggles school IT teams face in the procurement, distribution, and overall management of such resources. One of the takeaways from the report is that there are three major (and related) challenges looming ahead for academic IT…

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