Skilled America
Skilled America
Apr 23, 2020
The Digital (Learning) Divide
Play • 23 min

Many job training and adult education programs at community-based nonprofit organizations and community colleges have had to move to digital learning in response to Covid-19.

But that transition has been complicated by the inequities in digital infrastructure, access, and literacy faced by program participants… as well as the instructors tasked with creating new learning environments.

We talked to Jerry Rubin of JVS Boston and Trevi Hardy of College of Western Idaho, two people dealing with those challenges in very different parts of the country to find out how they’re adapting and what their students need as they navigate their education in the face of a global pandemic.

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