These Washington University faculty had rejected online classes — until coronavirus. Here’s how they made the switch.

Peter KastoryPeter Kastor, professor of history and of American Culture Studies, both in Arts & Sciences


I began teaching through online education last week … even though I don’t know how to do online education. I’m certainly not alone. Thousands of educators around the country are making this transition from the intensity and intimacy of the classroom to the unknown territory of distance learning.

This is not the story of how online education — by now a well-established system — is finally taking over the traditional classroom. Rather, it’s a story of how faculty members and administrators are struggling to adapt their courses to an online medium.

Read the full piece in The Washington Post.

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