Social Distancing for Academics: Transitioning to Online Teaching

At this time, the coronavirus wreaks havoc in higher education. Dozens of colleges and universities, including my own employer and the world’s leading public health research institution, Johns Hopkins University, have banned in-class teaching. In this situation, my latest vlog discusses the challenge of transitioning to online teaching:


About the Author

Johannes Urpelainen is the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor and Director of Energy, Resources and Environment at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Washington DC, USA). He is the Founding Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP). He serves as a senior advisor for ViaX Online Education, a a Beijing-based learning and education company.


Johannes Urpelainen works as a senior advisor for ViaX Online Education. The views presented in this blog are the author’s alone.