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The Rise of Online Learning During Coronavirus

The Rise of Online Learning During Coronavirus

Due to the scale of the Coronavirus outbreak, the increase in online learning has grown exponentially. That’s why we thought we’d share with you this interesting piece from the eLearning Magazine on how online learning has risen to the COVID-19 challenge. 

Written by Dr. Christopher Washington and Dr. Karen Miner-Romanoff, the article shines a light on the rapid and unexpected adoption of eLearning due to Covid-19. With 134 countries implementing nationwide closures of schools and workplaces, many organizations and institutions worldwide began to offer online learning as an emergency remote alternative to educating students and training employees.

Dr. Washington serves as the Provost and Executive VP of Franklin University. Here he works diligently to adapt and respond to the rapidly evolving technological, social, demographic and competitive landscape affecting higher education institutions today. While Dr. Miner-Romanoff teaches at New York University, and previously served as the Associate Provost for Academic Quality and Executive Director for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction at Franklin University.

They believe that now is a crucial time for eLearning to become a major movement in education and training delivery. In the article, they ask a number of questions about the potential future of online learning that have emerged through this disruptive and transitory period in history.

Click the link below to read the article in full over at the eLearning Magazine and find out ‘How eLearning Rises to the COVID Challenge’.

Read full article here