Jeremy Adelman Discusses Distance Learning in New COVID-19 Podcast

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the Office of Communications
April 15, 2020

‘We Roar’ Podcast to Feature Princetonians’ Voices on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Princeton University has launched a new podcast series to share the personal stories and expertise of students, faculty, staff and alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic. The “We Roar” podcast will offer short meditations by a wide range of Princetonians as they continue their work and daily lives through one of the watershed moments of our time.

New episodes will be released on Tuesdays and Fridays. The first four episodes are available for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and director of the Global History Lab, was featured on the first We Roar podcast.

Episode 1 – Invading the Screen: The New Urgency of Distance Learning

When coronavirus forced Princeton to close its campus classrooms in favor of remote teaching, Professor Jeremy Adelman drew upon a decade of pioneering work in distance education. As director of the “Global History Lab,” Adelman has experimented for years with ways to keep students connected and engaged online. His spring undergraduate course at Princeton is on-topic, too, focusing on globalization since 1820 and offering historical observations of human and environmental interdependence.

Read more at News at Princeton.


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