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Stephen Downes

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Canadian colleges and universities will "largely remain online in the Fall of 2020," according to this article. It reports on a survey conducted by the Canadian Pulse Project that will "provide a snapshot of 273 faculty and administrator perspectives on whether they are optimistic or pessimistic about the future of higher education over the next 2 years." The results are a mixed bad, and suggest that there will need to be changes. One respondent states that, "I believe it is our responsibility to ensure future generations of learners have access to higher learning" while a second says "there is a need to be more learner-centered, more flexible, and nimble. This situation has identified the stodginess of higher education institutes." Quite so.

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