Schools Went Online Over One Weekend : Opportunities and Challenges for Online Education Related to the COVID-19 Crisis
Mäkelä, T., Mehtälä, S., Clements, K., & Seppä, J. (2020). Schools Went Online Over One Weekend : Opportunities and Challenges for Online Education Related to the COVID-19 Crisis . In Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2020 (pp. 77-85). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/217288/
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This study aims to further the understanding of the opportunities and challenges for online education from the perspective of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The situation was unique in many ways, as the migration from traditional to online education was very rapid and forced by situational circumstances. However, it also had the potential to foster organizational change in the use of online education in a way that has never been seen before. A literature review was used to explore the opportunities and challenges for online education, and the results are discussed in connection with the COVID-19 crisis. The study identified nine opportunities and nine challenges for online education that apply to online education in general and that can be considered when creating strategies for dealing with a crisis situation similar to COVID-19.
PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Parent publication ISBN978-1-939797-50-6
ConferenceEdMedia + Innovate Learning
Is part of publicationProceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2020
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Additional information about fundingThis article has been co-funded by the European Commission Horizon2020 programme project ‘Learning TechnologyAccelerator’ (LEA), Grant Agreement no. 779803 (http://www.learntechaccelerator.eu/).
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