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posted by CAA — Mar 18, 2020

Screenshot via Google Arts & Culture, one of MCN’s recommendations for virtual museum resources.

The Coronavirus and the Ruptured Narrative of Campus Life

“I think of students whose identities needed the entirety of spring to play out. What will they face when sent abruptly home? They’d just got started.” (The New Yorker)

Pritzker Architecture Prize Goes to Two Women for the First Time

Dublin-based architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara are the recepients of the 2020 Pritzker Prize, making them the first two women to share the profession’s highest honor. (New York Times)

Opinion: Please Do a Bad Job of Putting Your Courses Online

“You are NOT building an online class. You are NOT teaching students who can be expected to be ready to learn online…Release yourself from high expectations right now, because that’s the best way to help your students learn.” (Rebecca Barrett-Fox)

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

A comprehensive guide to resources for e-learning and virtual retreats to art, culture, and history around the globe. (Museum Computer Network)

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