The experiences of New Orleans college administrators, faculty and students during and following Hurricane Katrina Online publication date: Mon, 22-Jun-2009
by Sandra J. Hartman, Olof H. Lundberg
International Journal of Innovation and Learning (IJIL), Vol. 6, No. 6, 2009
Abstract: We provide a preliminary report on the Hurricane Katrina-related experiences of New Orleans-based college administrators, faculty and approximately 300 business students. What can be learned about the issues centring upon the role of the university in a disaster situation? We draw upon the work of Donahue and O'Keefe (2007), which emphasised the need for universities to fulfil a support function while, at the same time, retaining emphasis upon the academic mission. Our emphasis is on the role of online instruction as a vehicle for meeting both sets of needs. We discuss the academic aspects of online teaching with examples from an online course.
Online publication date: Mon, 22-Jun-2009
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