The RSA-Fordham Symposium “Plagues, Pandemics, and Outbreaks of Disease in History” included a showcase of materials prepared by emerging scholars at Fordham, made possible by a Faculty Challenge Grant from Fordham’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. These materials represent different approaches to teaching disease in the time of COVID-19. They include class modules, units, and assignments adapted to a hybrid educational environment and suitable for secondary and higher education. Supplemental material is linked below.
The presentations and discussion, moderated by David Myers (Fordham, History), may be viewed below.
In 2016 Peter Felten, Director of the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning at Elon University, wrote, “Our students live in a highly visual