"We are living in the midst of what Priscilla Wald calls “the outbreak narrative” in her book Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative. In the “evolving story of disease emergence,” as more campuses are closing and requiring that classes be taught online, it is important to remember also to contain the spread of prejudice, judgment, isolation, alienation and hatred."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
As many courses shift online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to remember that professors will need to adjust their teaching styles for their remote students to be successful. Inside Higher Ed breaks it down.