SUNY and CUNY to Make Transition to Online Learning

Faculty at SUNY campuses are moving to make the transition to distance learning as classrooms close down in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Last week the governor said CUNY and SUNY campuses will switch to online learning Thursday for the majority of classes through the end of the academic year. Fred Kowal is president of United University Professions, the union representing SUNY faculty. He says developing a college course for online teaching typically takes months of preparation….

On Thursday, Albany State announced a student there has been confirmed to have coronavirus. Kowal notes that SUNY is allowing some latitude in how it approaches the transition, especially for classes that may require students to be on campus to complete their course work…

He adds that while the health and safety of faculty and students are the top priority, the academic quality of the university system also must be maintained.

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