Sasha Tomić, Associate Dean for Strategy, Innovation, and Technology in the Woods College of Advancing Studies, has put forward three questions to help institutions of higher learning establish and maintain a COVID-19 response plan. He begins: “To say that COVID-19 is disrupting the economy in general and higher education in particular would be one of the biggest understatements of the century… whether the attitudes to online learning will change in the long run, and how [is still not clear]. Also, it is not clear how long the COVID-19 disruption will last and which institutions will survive it.”
Read the his questions and the full editorial in The Evolllution.
Hans de Wit and Phillip Altbach recently authored an article on COVID-19’s effects on higher education: “The COVID-19 crisis will have major implications for global student mobility, with declines overall, most probably from China. Additional implications will be felt concerning internationalization generally. Universities and national systems relying on international student enrollments for income are likely to suffer a significant blow. However, overall, it is likely that the broader trends of recent years will continue, but only after considerable disruption.”
Read more in International Education’s special 2020 edition.