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How to tackle reopening anxiety on campus

As colleges across the US plan to reopen in full this fall, many students are celebrating. But for some, this return to normal is causing anxiety.

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Blended Learning

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Covid-19: What’s our next move?

We asked NTSN Member Lindsay Green about how the past year is influencing her plans for the future.

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The gains of remote learning for students with disabilities

Remote learning has benefitted students with disabilities during the pandemic. Is blended learning key to retaining these benefits as we return to normality?

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Introducing a new approach to support

Lindsay Green from Marymount Manhattan College will be discussing the Covid challenges students and departments are facing and how you can adapt your approach.

Education & Technology

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Could this new funding stream benefit your department?

Amidst the massive influx of news and dramatic upheavals Covid-19 has brought about, the implications of the CARES Act may have gone under many peoples’ radars.

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Note taking support and the ADA

This year, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 30 years old. Its aim was to eliminate disability discrimination in public life. Discover more.

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#remotework: Exploring Chrome extensions

How can browser plugins help you and your students navigate remote working better? We've picked out the best Chrome extensions; click here to learn more.

Glean Team News

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Goodbye Sonocent, hello Glean!

The story behind why we've rebranded to become the new face of inclusive learning technology.

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Glean for Education is now live!

Our new program is ready to future-proof note taking support, improve learning, and help institutions remain compliant

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How we’re gifting this Christmas (with a little help from our friends)

Here at Glean, we finish each year with a $10,000 donation to charitable causes. And we're sure that it's especially needed after the year that was 2020.

Glean Updates

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Introducing PowerPoint Support

You can now import PowerPoint slides directly into Glean - no manual conversion required!

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Introducing URL Previews

We’ve made some changes to the way we handle external links, bringing in more information than ever before.

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Introducing Focus Timer

Get the most out of your study sessions with the Focus Timer in Glean!

Improving Accessibility

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Accessibility and Glean: an update

Team Glean’s accessibility champion Ady Stokes gives us a rundown of what’s new in making Glean inclusive for all.

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How we develop Assistive Technology for students with cognitive impairments

Common mental illnesses have more than just an emotional impact. Visit here to learn how to select the best piece of assistive technology for your students.

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How Assistive Technology helps students with ADHD/ADD achieve independence

You can’t pause, slow down, or rewind a lecture if you lose concentration. Learn how this prevents students with ADHD from achieving their academic potential.

Learning & Notetaking

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Tackling information overload in class

It’s normal to feel overwhelmed in a lecture. But like most problems, it’s easier to handle when you break it down.

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Handwriting vs typing notes

Laptop? Or notepad? We take a look at current research to show you the most effective way to take notes.

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How disabilities like ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia affect learning

Cognitive scientist Dr. Sue Wilkinson explains how common disabilities affect the learning process.

Supporting Students

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How to tackle reopening anxiety on campus

As colleges across the US plan to reopen in full this fall, many students are celebrating. But for some, this return to normal is causing anxiety.

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Community Story: How Marymount Manhattan dropped peer notes

We spoke to Lindsay Green, Assistant Director of Disability Services, about how her students have learned to love assistive technology and move away from peer notetakers.

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Community Story: Why Cornell University said goodbye to peer notetakers

We spoke to NTSN member Sarah Bonawitz, accommodation specialist at Cornell University, about the challenges she and her students have faced this past year and her department's priorities returning to on-campus learning.

Working at Glean

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From Music to Ed-tech: finding my feet at Glean

Seth joined Glean as a grad a few months ago. Since then, he’s already changed roles. In this post, he explains how Glean helped him successfully transition to working life.

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Migrating a Flutter app to Null Safety

In this post, Team Glean’s Cameron talks us through the benefits and drawbacks of the ‘null safety’ upgrade to Dart.

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Joining Glean as a developer

At Glean, we’re always excited to welcome new people to our growing team. Here’s a quick insight into what it’s like to join us as a developer.