Episode 34 - Should Colleges Open? -
The Students' Perspective
Should college campuses open in the Fall? Students from The Ohio State, Concordia, Laurentian, and Elon universities offer opinions on whether schools should open and discuss the merits of online versus in-person learning.
Ethan Klausner, Katlyn Kotila, Mason Vanderford, and Jamie Tarantiles, students from The Ohio State, Laurentian, Concordia, and Elon Universities (respectively), offer opinions on whether schools should open and discuss the merits of online versus in-person learning.
It seems that everyone from parents to professors to college administrators to politicians have offered their view on whether or not campuses should open this fall. On this episode of Politics, Meet Me in the Middle we give students from the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to speak their minds.
3:30 - How are Canadian schools handling the issue?
4:20 - How would the students handle online versus in-person education.
7:00 - What grade would students give professors for online learning.
11:50 - How should social distancing and mask wearing be enforced.
14:40 - Sports and other extracurricular activities.
21:40 - Financial ramifications - scholarships and financial aid.
25:30 - Are the politicians handling the crisis well.
29:30 - The students offer their “crystal ball” view of the future of learning.
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Hosted by: Bill Curtis
Guests: Ethan Klausner, Katlyn Kotila, Mason Vanderford, and Jamie Tarantiles
Producer: Mike Thomas
Edited by: Aj Moseley
Sound Engineering by: Michael Kennedy
Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric Dick