"Winter break and the start of next term are fast approaching. At this point, most colleges that have announced their plans for the spring are intending to continue their modality and residence choices from the fall. Many have brought students back to campus but are continuing most instruction online. Others have encouraged students to stay home. For students at colleges that have gone remote, that means they will likely experience over a year of online learning."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
As the spring semester draws closer, many institutions that have stayed remote this fall will continue with that model. This begs an important question: what are the long-term implications of learning online during a pandemic?