SOURCE: Washington Post
Professor’s Death after Collapsing in Virtual Class is a ‘Sad Reminder that the Virus is Real,’ Friend Says
Paola De Simone succumbed to COVID-19 while teaching her world history course remotely. Students and colleagues say her efforts to teach despite illness showed her dedication and courage.
SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
As the fall term begins, professors describe their experiences in the in-person (and virtual) classroom. Their verdict? Better than feared. Lots of faculty experimentation. Students are anxious, and physical conditions are … mixed.
SOURCE: Perspectives on History
by John Hopper
I was pleased that the transition to entirely remote learning went well. However, there are definite drawbacks to this kind of teaching, even for someone who is used to teaching students in multiple locations.
SOURCE: Public Seminar
by Hannah Leffingwell
This crisis has pulled the ground out from under us all—professors, researchers, doctoral students, and undergraduates alike. But in truth, the weak spots revealed through this crisis have long existed.
Dennis Johnson fell victim last week to a new form of harassment known as “Zoombombing."
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