Reserved: Internet Parking
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Savanna Navarro Kresse, a senior history major at Washington State University, Tri-Cities, recently participated in a local Facebook Live broadcast about higher education during COVID-19. Her smart answers and calm demeanor masked her discomfort: She was answering questions from her car.
Academe has more than risen to the challenges posed by the rapid transition to remote instruction. But the entire shift was predicated on the notion that all students have access not only to a computer, but to reliable internet access. In reality, many do not.