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COVID-19 and Higher Education in Latin America: Challenges and possibilities in the transition to online education

By Dante Salto / September 2020

TYPE: INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION
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COVID-19 and Higher Education in Latin America: Challenges and possibilities in the transition to online education

Publication: eLearnArticle No.: 2 https://doi.org/10.1145/3424971.3421751

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic challenges higher-education institutions in Latin America. Switching from face-to-face to online instruction has profound implications regarding access in a strikingly unequal geographical region. The article highlights that the pandemic may have lasting consequences in the ways we understand the provision of higher education in Latin America. The increasing volatile and uncertain scenario requires institutions, educators, and students to adapt to the new normal shortly.

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