Mike Palmer returns from SXSW EDU to mirror on what it was like making Trending in Ed back again in early 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic was just hitting. By way of excerpts from 3 episodes of Trending in Ed, we transport ourselves again to that complicated time to assistance set the past into standpoint as we prepare to lean into the foreseeable future.
We begin by hearing seem from an episode with Dan Strafford and Mike in early February the place we speculate about what is occurring in Wuhan, China and how it may have a broader impact throughout the world. Then we listen to some of Mike’s March 2020 interview with Bryan Alexander, the noted futurist who famously explored the feasible effect of a plague on greater ed in his e book, Academia Future: The Futures of Bigger Training. It was zeitgeisty then and it continue to is now. Mike concludes with sound from his interview with Angela Siefer, the Government Director of the Countrywide Digital Inclusion Alliance later in March as the initial wave was taking root and Angela and team were being fast shifting techniques to answer to the significant public wellbeing factors of electronic accessibility and inclusion.
It is a believed-provoking retrospective you will not want to skip.
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