Higher Education in Times of Pandemic and Digital Gaps: Pedagogies of Technological Adaptation or Social Transformation?
by Georgina Catacora-Vargas, Tenure professor on Agroecology and researcher, Academic Peasant Unit "Tiahuanacu", Bolivian Catholic University & President, Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology, Bolivia
OUTLINE: This session looks at the digital gap in higher education and how it affects teaching and learning. It aims to stimulate a discussion that goes beyond digital technology-mediated teaching and learning methodologies to include elements of socially sensitive pedagogical transformation. The guiding questions of the discussion are: How can socially tailored teaching methodologies be implemented in higher education in the context of the digital gap? What pedagogical innovations have been or could be implemented?>