What IT remote work solutions have failed in your industry?

In the higher ed industry, we know at the end of the day, the students want to be with students. My student population is a little different than the four year undergraduate experience, but part of why they pay so much money for the education is the networking experience with their peers and the alumni network to get their next job. We know that they want that.  We tend to have older faculty who are not necessarily as technologically savvy. They've not used the tools before and may be set in their ways. To teach in this manner is harder in some ways. I've heard the faculty are working 2-6 times harder, because they've had to change the way that they've done business, even for stuff like final exams. I was on a call with another peer recently who said, "I gave my midterm and it was 25 multiple choice, 15 short answers, and two essays." He said he'd never do that again and his final is just going to be all multiple choice. So it's been a heavy lift on the faculty side of things to change their business, and students are the first ones to say, "Yeah, this prof doesn't get Zoom. They just don't know how to teach this way," which is fair.

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In the higher ed industry, we know at the end of the day, the students want to be with students. My student population is a little different than the four year undergraduate experience, but part of why they pay so much money for the education is the networking experience with their peers and the alumni network to get their next job. We know that they want that.  We tend to have older faculty who are not necessarily as technologically savvy. They've not used the tools before and may be set in their ways. To teach in this manner is harder in some ways. I've heard the faculty are working 2-6 times harder, because they've had to change the way that they've done business, even for stuff like final exams. I was on a call with another peer recently who said, "I gave my midterm and it was 25 multiple choice, 15 short answers, and two essays." He said he'd never do that again and his final is just going to be all multiple choice. So it's been a heavy lift on the faculty side of things to change their business, and students are the first ones to say, "Yeah, this prof doesn't get Zoom. They just don't know how to teach this way," which is fair.
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None so far, but have only a few to keep things simple and manageable.
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