"'It started more slowly than they thought it would,' the video begins in classic disaster-genre fashion, but 'gradually we all knew that life would never be the same.' Columbia University English professor Denise Cruz sent this video to the 115 students enrolled in her remote Asian American Literature course this fall."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Yes, students have been learning remotely through an epic global emergency. However, while the difficulties and tragedies are in sharper focus, there are also important educational opportunities that could, in turn, help us all rebuild when the pandemic ends.