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Brandon Paykamian

Staff Writer

Brandon Paykamian is a staff writer for Government Technology. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from East Tennessee State University and years of experience as a multimedia reporter, mainly focusing on public education and higher ed.

Drawing from ed-tech leaders’ insights, a Georgia State University report said ed-tech tools should be developed and viewed largely as a means to bolster traditional instructional methods rather than replacing them.
The lab, launched with the support of the Filecoin Foundation, will host courses and lectures aimed at expanding students’ understanding of Web3 and blockchain technologies, decentralized storage and cryptocurrencies.
The education IT security company ManagedMethods hosted a webinar Thursday to discuss ways that schools can make use of monitoring tools to flag and investigate school safety and student mental health issues.
An ed-tech company's new platform aims to help college applicants with advice from writing coaches and former admissions staff, plus digital tools for virtual task management, communication and feedback.
A federal court in Ohio has ruled that universities may violate privacy rights by scanning students’ rooms during remote exams. The ruling could affect university policies around test proctoring for remote learners.
Despite an increase in online learning since the pandemic, not much has changed in terms of how colleges and universities are accredited, but officials at accreditation agencies are interested in tracking outcomes.
Through student-faculty discussions about how synchronous online courses should look, among other avenues, educators at Minerva University hope to use the science of learning to improve virtual learning.
Working with the nonprofit Constructive Dialogue Institute, universities are offering online resources to help faculty approach sensitive political topics in class without increasing conflict.
Since its launch in 2021, a network of educators, experts and IT security advocates has become a forum for dozens of institutions to learn from one another and establish their own cybersecurity training "clinics."
Working with ed-tech companies like Full Measure Education, universities are crowdsourcing photos and videos on social media to build virtual campus tours, supplementing information packets that cost thousands to mail.