Webinar: Digital Equity and the Opportunities for Higher Education – Oct 25

Posted by American Association of Colleges & Universities on October 18, 2022

While existing well before March 2020, the pandemic highlighted the scope of digital inequity that often complicates and limits many students’ abilities to fully participate in all aspects of their education. In response to this and the broader array of digital inequities impacting citizens, the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act included historical funding for broadband as well as $2.75 billion to specifically address digital equity (Digital Equity Act).

Join the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) for a on October 25, 2022, 2:00–3:00 PM to learn more about the opportunities presented by the Digital Equity Act as well as concrete ideas and strategies institutions and faculty can employ in service to digital equity and their students.

This webinar will include:

  • Data regarding broadband inequities faced by students;
  • Opportunities presented by the Digital Equity Act for higher education institutions; and
  • Digital practices that faculty and campuses can employ to ensure equitable outcomes for students.


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