Saturday, April 18, 2020

Online in the Fall? Who Decides?

From the San Diego Union-Tribune: UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla said Thursday that the school might stick with online courses for the fall quarter due to the coronavirus, but that he doesn’t see it becoming a permanent arrangement. He said the University of California system is considering the option for its undergraduate campuses and that UC executives will make the final decision.

{Note from yours truly: Does the phrase "UC executives" mean UCOP?}

“I think (staying with online) is completely within the realm of possibility,” said Khosla, whose school has nearly 39,000 students. “We have not made a decision about the fall quarter yet. We are looking at multiple models and have activated a continuity of education task force, a continuity of research task force and are also working with public health experts to help inform such a decision in concert with the UC system.” ...

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