Varsities go all out to keep up research, but the challenges are huge
Covid-19 compels forward-thinking approaches, but academics have to be creative to overcome obstacles
Covid-19 has forced tertiary institutions to quickly transport themselves to online platforms to save the 2020 academic year.
This huge transition from traditional contact learning to online teaching, almost overnight, has brought a range of lessons and challenges, as more academics take to platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Skype to teach their students.
The virus has compelled forward-thinking technological approaches, which was the focus of a webinar hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) on Tuesday...