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Stephen Downes

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I know, there's a gazillion articles on the impact of the pandemic. I won't be covring all of them. My interest is in learning technology, not pandemics. But I did want to link to this item, mostly because it says this: "when you look at how quickly colleges are moving to convert their face-to-face teaching into remote formats — the most immediate visible response — it seems clear that the reaction to this emerging national emergency will be more than a blip, even after the particular risks of Covid-19 have passed. I say this because once colleges develop the ability to serve their students via technology, there's little reason for them to abandon it."

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