WG instead of the lecture hall: Digital winter semester starting in the fall?

The German rectors ' conference (HRK) has semester for the coming winter in the States because of the Corona pandemic only at the 2. November begins, for "as

WG instead of the lecture hall: Digital winter semester starting in the fall?

The German rectors ' conference (HRK) has semester for the coming winter in the States because of the Corona pandemic only at the 2. November begins, for "as much presence as possible, but only in the context of the Responsible" decision. In the case of teaching, the focus will be so also in the winter semester on digital services. "Each University will forward needs Planning and can not be re-routed on demand'. In addition, the design and implementation of digital and in-person events are not interchangeable,“ explained the President of the HRK, Peter-André Alt. Therefore, the University must now create a secure perspective, the continued and possibly even intensified Corona-Situation into account.

Heike Schmoll

Political correspondent in Berlin, responsible for the "formation of worlds".

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of special concern, it is the universities that the number of foreign students is taken into consideration, which are likely to continue to participate, not all of the arrivals and presence events. The self - organization and self-learning ability of students is much higher than that of school children, so that they could provide their services for the successful digital, said Alt. "We must do everything in order for the universities to Corona Hotspots," said Alt.

the size of the universities with several Thousand people make the Dimension significantly. In most States, strict hygiene rules apply as before. In order to secure in the local universities, the compliance with the required distance rules, so it was in the Senate, clearly, would have to be rented for large Lectures external rooms with maximum capacity, the Organisation in libraries or Cafeterias would not be in the full presence of all University members. In the experimental subjects could not be dispensed with on Learning in the lab a long time in Sport and in the study of medicine, not on practical Exercises. The range of subjects of artistic universities, in turn, requires a high proportion of small group and individual study. Accordingly, can and must come to the classroom teaching again reinforced to the course. A special focus is the students in exams.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 09:19

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