Jeff Young

29 minutes

Justin Reich is joined by editor and EdSurge podcast host Jeff Young to discuss the current state of higher education and the technology issues of opening schools during the pandemic. They also look at Jeff’s new project, the Pandemic Campus Diaries, a series on the EdSurge Podcast that aims to document this unique moment in a lively and lasting way, and shine a light on the nuanced effects the pandemic has on students whose learning has been disrupted.

“...we were trying to get a sense of, ‘what is the experience?’ And so we have kind of drafted a cohort of professors and students at these six campuses of various types around the country, different geographies, different types of campuses and trying to get-- we don't know what's going to happen. None of us do.” - Jeff Young


In this episode we’ll talk about:

  • Pandemic Campus Diaries project
  • Types of adaptations for remote learning
  • Technology on delicate and disruptive systems
  • The cost of COVID policies on the campus experience
  • Working together to create solutions
  • The variety of experiences between professors


Resources and Links

Check out EdSurge and the Campus Pandemic Diaries

Check out Justin Reich’s new book!




Produced by Aimee Corrigan and Garrett Beazley

Recorded and mixed by Garrett Beazley


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