Classroom Walls Are Shifting
Beth McMurtrie, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Professor David Hinson is part of a sweeping higher ed change shaped by a pandemic that showed professors and students the possibilities of online education, as well as its limitations. Surveys reveal that a growing number of college students now want to take some of their courses fully or partially online. Faculty members aren’t far behind.
But is higher education ready? Online teaching, after all, requires a different mix of skills and setups. Classrooms might need to be outfitted with new equipment. Instructors and students must be able to use the necessary tools.