In a post-pandemic world, classroom structure remains in flux. Institutions are under pressure to cater to student demands for flexible, virtual learning environments. Meanwhile, faculty members often prefer traditional, in-person models, which also benefit colleges’ bottom lines in tumultuous times.
What does the future hold for the classroom, and how can institutions plan for success? Join The Chronicle on September 20 at 2 p.m. ET for a panel discussion on the state of virtual and hybrid learning, featuring experts across academe.
Host: Beth McMurtrie, senior writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Asim Ali, executive director, Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Auburn University
- Flower Darby, associate director, Teaching for Learning Center, University of Missouri at Columbia
- Kevin Gannon, director, Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, and professor of history, Queens University of Charlotte, N.C.
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ON DEMAND: An alarming number of students struggle with mental-health challenges like depression and anxiety. The pandemic has exacerbated the crisis. Join a forum on trends in mental-health care and what can be done to help students. With Support From TimelyMD. Watch on demand.
ON DEMAND; Two years into the pandemic, faculties are desperate for relief. Teaching is harder than ever, students are disengaged, many face mental-health struggles, and crises keep coming. How can colleges better support faculty members amid those challenges? With Support From O’Donnell. Watch on demand.
ON DEMAND: Colleges want to engage students in campus efforts to support sustainability and energy efficiency. Join this virtual forum, where experts will discuss how colleges can use apps and other tools to build such interest. With Support From HP. Watch on demand.
ON DEMAND: Covid-19 has forced colleges of all sizes to continually adapt their response, but that depends greatly on a university’s location and size. Large universities have faced some of the biggest challenges, grappling with tight student housing, along with changing testing protocols and quarantine requirements. This virtual forum examines the lessons health officers and administrators have learned over the past two years and how they are rethinking their strategies for the future. With Support From Color. Watch on demand.
ON DEMAND: As the coronavirus continues to mutate, college campuses are revisiting their existing Covid protocols. What do campus health officials foresee for the remainder of the year in the wake of the winter’s Omicron surge? They will share their insights at a virtual forum, “Changing Campus Covid Protocols.” With Support From Quest Diagnostics. Watch on demand.