FACULTY DESCRIBE CHALLENGES AND LESSONS LEARNED IN THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
By Karen Guzman The Yale School of Management’s richly interactive, rigorous classroom culture is one of its most valuable assets. How do you move that experience online? Faculty members holding courses via Zoom this semester say they didn’t replicate in-person learning, but they found ways to adapt and gleaned some interesting insights along the way. To make the most of the new situation, faculty said, they first had to adjust expectations, realizing that, in the midst of a pandemic, nobody—including students—is functioning at 100%.