The writer is a professor of American Experiments at Columbia, president of the Teagle Foundation and author of ‘College: What it Was, Is, and Must Be’
4 months back, I believed “zoom” intended the audio of a motorbike. Then coronavirus struck, students were sent home, and we college were provided a several days to understand how to teach by Zoom for the relaxation of the semester.
Owning scattered all over the planet, my students were grateful to reconnect, even if they felt that “virtual” lessons were weak simulations of the true point. The unscheduled options of school daily life —