Education, Skills and Learning

COVID-19 has accelerated the digital transformation of higher education

Undergraduate students wearing face masks practice social distancing as they attend a graduation ceremony by watching it live on a screen at Tsinghua University, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang - RC2SEH9AOTUB

Online courses will not be the same as the socially vibrant campus experience. Image: REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Samuel Martin-Barbero
Presidential Distinguished Fellow, University of Miami
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