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Rojin Vishkaie

Rojin Vishkaie (Ph.D.) is currently a user researcher at Microsoft Corporation, focused on mixed reality systems. rojin.sv@gmail.com



Hit by the pandemic, war, and sanctions: Building resilience to face the digital divide in education

Posted: Fri, April 10, 2020 - 5:15:21

Globally, education is being impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Many countries are issuing executive orders regarding the physical closure of schools—some for the entire year—to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 into their respective communities. In response to the rapidly changing educational climate, the development of distance-learning programs, in which students and instructors connect via…