MSU planning for Fall 2021 that looks ‘close to normal’

With signs suggesting the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic may be over, Missouri State President Clif Smart recently posed the question: “What will the Fall 2021 semester look like?”

Smart, addressing the MSU Board of Governors during a recent meeting, was seeking feedback on how to proceed. He said higher education officials nationally fall into two “camps” or general approaches.

“Some institutions intend to have a fall semester that looks similar to this semester or last semester — in other words, sort of a transition or hybrid approach, still assuming we are going to be in the middle of a pandemic,” he said.

“Other institutions indicate they plan to approach the Fall 2021 semester differently, assuming that we will be mostly through the pandemic and be able to manage the pandemic in such a way that we will go back to more of a normal distribution of classes, less capacity

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Enabling smart education for a smarter India

The Indian education sector is perhaps undergoing its biggest reposition ever. In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, the closure of schools impacted approximately 1.6 billion students in more than 190 countries, and India was no exception to that.

The massive digital divide in India meant that a majority of our children were left without a means to get a proper education. Our education sector had already been battling several challenges at the onset of the pandemic, such as an acute shortage of teachers, poor quality of education, and a general unwillingness to learn and teach, all of which translated into an absence of both teachers and students from schools.

So, when schools shut in March 2020, a new world of challenges opened up. Almost 30 per cent of teachers were not equipped to teach online and less than 30 per cent of students had access to any kind of

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Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium 2021 Focuses on “Game Changers” Who Are Making a Difference in the Energy and Utilities Industry

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartEnergy IPTM, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today that it will hold its 2021 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium virtually on June 8-9, 2021. The Symposium has been the premier event focused on the role of customers in grid modernization for more than a decade, and this year will focus on outstanding accomplishments of individuals and organizations that put customers at the center of their grid modernization plans.

Topics to be addressed at the event include:

  • Impact of Customer Education on Carbon Reduction
  • Community Engagement and Market Segmentation
  • Latest Advancements in Customer Education and Engagement
  • Optimizing AMI Investments
  • Renewable Energy and the Role of Education in Advancing DER
  • Special Considerations for Low Income Customers
  • Small Business Strategies
  • Smart Homes and Buildings
  • Smart Cities and Connected Communities
  • The Role of AI in Customer Experience
  • Latest Advancements in IoT for Connected Customers and Communities
  • Transportation Electrification
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Smart Education Market Leading 10 Key-Players Revenue, Shares, Sales and Forecasts Till 2025 | COVID19 Impact Analysis

The report focuses on the global Smart Education Market status, future opportunities, growth analysis, key drivers, and top players. The study objectives are to present the Smart Education development in United States, Europe, and China.

Smart Education Market  provides a detailed market overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications, challenges, competitive scenario,s and industry chain structure. The report also analyzes the Smart Education Market verticals and horizontals, Market Size, and CAGR comparison by region.

The Global Smart Education Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2017 to 2026. Smart Education market is the definitive study of the global Smart Education industry. The report content includes technology, industry drivers, geographic trends, market statistics, market forecasts, producers, and raw material/equipment suppliers.

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