Learning At Scale | March – April 2020: Covid-19 Pandemic, Scammers, Free Resources, Initiatives, Johns Hopkins…

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MARCH – APRIL 2020  –  NEWSLETTER #32 |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Covid-19 Pandemic

• How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus’ Scammers Who Try to Steal Money or Personal Information

• Johns Hopkins University Updates the Coronavirus Map by Adding Local Data

• Historic $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill Provides Funding for Higher Ed and Help for Students with Loans


Free Resources

• Don’t Let Education Fall in the Curve of Covid: An Extensive Resource Website with Tools and Services

• Free Educational Resources in Times for Adjusting to the New Complicated Environment


Instructure / Canvas LMS

• Thoma Bravo Completes the Acquisition of Instructure and Appoints an Interim, CEO J. Charles Goodman

• Adobe Creative Cloud and Spark Will Be Integrated Inside the Canvas LMS

• Canvas LMS Creates a Toolkit for Contingency Planning Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak



• GW Plans a Workshop for STEM Faculty Who Teach Engineering through Computing

• NVIDIA’s Grand Virtual Conference After Closing Its In-Person Annual Reunion

• The ASU-GSV Summit Postponed to September 29th. AAC&U Conference Canceled

• The City of Austin Cancels SXSW March Festival and Plans a Virtual Conference


2020 Upcoming Events   [All of the conferences are canceled or moved online due to the Coronavirus – CDC Recommendations]

• Education Calendar  –  APRIL  |  MAY  |  JUNE  |  JULY – DEC  |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain


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