History of Education in the News Higher Education Institutions Respond to Epidemics
As colleges and universities respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, many in the media call it unprecedented. This is not the first time that institutions of higher education have had to respond to an epidemic, however. A historical review of college and university reactions to illnesses such as yellow fever and the 1918 influenza pandemic provides prior examples of institutional responses to epidemic diseases.
History of Education Quarterly
Thomas, J. W.,
Foster, H. A.
(2020). History of Education in the News Higher Education Institutions Respond to Epidemics. History of Education Quarterly, 60(2), 185-201.
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