Higher education in the era of COVID-19: have universities considered all the issues for moving teaching online?Blog Editor, IOE Digital7 July 2020
The coronavirus pandemic arrived like Nature’s curveball from the blue, and it has had a huge impact on the landscape of higher education (HE). Teaching and learning from home have rapidly become the new normal, with no clear end in sight.
The discourse surrounding HE teaching and learning just as rapidly shifted focus.
Universities’ ability to deliver ‘fit for purpose’ remote learning is under scrutiny. Staff, parents and students are raising worries about privacy, technology and teaching methods. Lecturers have engaged readily and adapted teaching to try to ensure the best experience for their students. But they also have concerns.
We believe discussions about HE and online teaching need to become more nuanced. Here, we identify four key issues (more…)