Changes to Come Should Be ‘Music to Your Ears,’ Higher Education Innovators Say
Liz Willen, The Hechinger Report
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Morehouse College offered fewer than nine online courses. But as the virus forced learning online, the private, historically Black college quickly changed course—and now has entire degrees online, including a full-time option and classes for those who dropped out and want to finish.
Digital alternatives at residential colleges and other new ways of delivering education have exploded since the pandemic forced schools to shut down in March 2020, forcing a reckoning in a sector already reeling from enrollment declines, rising tuition, and unmanageable student debt.