Higher Education Amidst COVID-19: Challenges and Silver Lining

Sarbottam Bhagat, Dan J. Kim

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The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected higher education on a global scale but it has also brought numerous challenges to the higher education community. Although initial responses involved faculties rushing to change their traditional curriculums to fit an online environment, we opine that transitioning contents to an online learning environment is not enough. This article adds to the conversations surrounding the challenges and problems faced by the community and opinions to handle these challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-371
Number of pages6
JournalInformation Systems Management
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • digital transformation
  • distance learning
  • higher education
  • online education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences


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