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Going back to school on a virtual campus

A student using a tablet computer.

In today’s Big Story podcast, when Canadian campuses shut down, there wasn’t a lot of time to make plans. Students needed to get home safely, if they could. Professors needed to set up virtual classes in a week or two—and nobody really had any idea when they might be back on campus.

A month ago, Ontario teachers and the province were fighting about how much e-learning could be made mandatory. Now e-learning is the only learning still happening. So what happens when you try to move the highly social lives of college and university students online?

GUESTS: Professor Ken Dyment, Student Stephanie Bai


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