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Reclaiming Location in Education: a Response to the COVID Pandemic

Abstract: The school shutdowns necessitated by the 2020 COVID pandemic have highlighted the importance of “located” education. A located education is not determined by medium or physical proximity. Instead, a located education acknowledges the limits of human understanding and sustains mutually beneficial relationships. Recent neoliberal reform efforts have sought to dis-locate education – to strip… Read More »

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Social Media in the Classroom. The New Normal for University Education after COVID

Abstract: The current pandemic is quickly changing the way professors teach students. In a previous anecdotal study done five years ago, it was difficult finding professors who used social media and online resources effectively in the classroom. With the new normal of online classroom instruction, professors should consider the following three principles as they modify… Read More »

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A Provincial University at the Times of the World Pandemic: Preservation or Development?

Abstract: The authors describe the issues a Russian provincial university has attempted to adjust during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the significant challenges as well as the opportunities that faculty members and students continue to encounter during these times of uncertainty. Keywords: Provincial university, challenges and opportunities, uncertainties 摘要 (阿列克谢 ·米哈伊洛夫 & 玛利亚 · 布拉科娃: 世界大流行时期的一个省级大学:保护还是发展?):… Read More »

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Reflection and Evaluation of Distance Education in School

Abstract: When schools in Germany were closed in Spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, distance teaching and learning was implemented. Teachers and schools strived to recreate learning programs and education in a new and unknown way. To learn about ways that distance learning can work well for students and schools, several teachers and principals… Read More »

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Higher Education in the Midst of a Pandemic: A Dean’s Perspective

Abstract: This paper suggests changes that are likely to occur in higher education resulting from the coronavirus pandemic from a retired dean’s perspective. Global events like the Great Depression and World War II led to significant societal and cultural changes. This global pandemic will have the same impact. Higher education will not be the same… Read More »

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Higher Education Management in the Time of Corona: Reconsidering the Predominant Paradigm in the Light of the Crisis

Abstract: The pandemic has been (and continues to be) a challenge to public services globally. It revealed that public services that are managed under a neoliberal agenda and thus are evaluated against their cost-effectiveness, are threatened to fail delivering appropriate services to those in most desperate need. This can also be transferred from health care… Read More »

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