Supporting Teachers in the Transition towards Distance Education: Challenges and Means

  • Cathia Papi Université Téluq
Keywords: distance education, online learning, pandemic, transition

Abstract

During the lockdown as a result of the pandemic, it became necessary to deploy distance education in many countries, at all levels of education. This article presents the creation of a training course aimed at helping teachers to shift from in-person classes to distance learning. It highlights the issues and challenges encountered and pinpoints the first observable impacts of this course, as well as in-progress and upcoming developments

Author Biography

Cathia Papi, Université Téluq

Cathia Papi, PhD, is a Professor at TÉLUQ University, where she is in charge of distance education (DE) programs. She conducts research on the representations and uses of digital technologies in education, and on distance education support and interactions. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal mediations and mediatizationsEmail: cpapi@teluq.ca

Published
2020-11-19
How to Cite
Papi, C. (2020). Supporting Teachers in the Transition towards Distance Education: Challenges and Means. Journal of Learning for Development , 7(3), 467-472. Retrieved from https://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/449
Section
Reports from the Field