5 Distance Learning Lessons for Higher Ed from the Business World

In March, many college students were on spring break when they got an email from their schools: pack up your dorm rooms and go home. When classes resumed, they were digital. In-person classes were hastily converted to remote formats, policies were changed, and professors quickly learned to use whatever technology would let them complete their classes. It was a difficult digital reckoning for higher education; but one that’s been a long time coming.

As a writer who covers both higher education and corporate training, as well as a former adjunct professor, I’ve watched this year as universities and colleges have scrambled to adopt remote learning technologies. Remote classes have been a part of college for several years, but most institutions haven’t been able to put together a consistent, campus-wide remote learning strategy. The realities of Covid-19, however, have forced institutions to make campus-wide changes to distance learning in order to keep students, faculty, and staff safe.

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