"It goes without saying that the world has changed forever, in countless ways, as a result of the global crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers, parents, students, and educational institutions as a whole have felt the direct impact of this pandemic firsthand. Throughout 2020, the challenges of social distancing, remote learning, and familiarization with new technology have been major obstacles that have required patience, focus, and fortitude to overcome. "
WHY THIS MATTERS:
The quick shift to remote learning may have felt temporary at the beginning of the pandemic, but it has likely ushered in lasting changes that will continue to influence higher ed well beyond the COVID-19 era. eCampus News breaks down the changes that have staying power.