Already before Covid-19 Google offered a very comprehensive toolbox of applications and resources that could cover most – if not all – needs and requirements of the classroom at all levels for free. In response to the situation as developing since March 2020, they’ve aggregated and explained their efforts in one dedicated website: Teach from Home.(more…)
As part of moving classes online during the Covid-19 emergency in spring 2020 many instructors began recording their live classes to later provide them for download for those who couldn’t attend (>asynchronous delivery), want to re-view and/or possibly also for institutional teaching evaluation/quality assurance purposes etc.
There are at least three problematic issues with the approach: Intellectual property rights (IPR), privacy rights, and inappropriate/unauthorised use of data/information.(more…)