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EWA​, the professional organization dedicated to ​strengthening the community of education ​writers and improving the ​quality of education coverage ​to better inform the public, hosts ​a weekly podcast featuring lively interviews with journalists.

Apr 21, 2020

With most colleges and universities forced to close campuses in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, postsecondary learning has moved online for millions of students. Doug Lederman, the co-founder and editor of Inside Higher Ed, discusses the fallout of the shift and its potential long-term implications, especially for postsecondary institutions that were already in precarious financial straits. Along with student mental health, what topped a list of concerns among college presidents in a recent survey? Why should education reporters distinguish “remote learning in a pandemic” from less-harried efforts to expand online classes? And what are some ways to approach remote sourcing when the usual shoe-leather approaches are now off-limits?