Coronavirus prompts professors to hide their lectures from the public as everything goes online

Mar 29, 2020 by

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It wasn’t hard for students to record their professors saying brow-raising things before, like a professor calling Donald Trump’s election “an act of terrorism” (below).

Now that their classes have been made virtual due to COVID-19 fears, professors are strategizing even more how to prevent their students – and the public – from documenting evidence of their bias and rants before a captive audience that ended up overpaying for their education.

After Campus Reform highlighted it last week, Andrews University Prof. Anthony Bosman either removed or blocked the public from reading his Facebook post about how some faculty are “concerned about sharing their lectures online because of the sensitive/controversial nature of the topics they cover.”

When another Facebook user suggested alternatives, such as livestreaming rather than recording lectures or leaving them unlisted on YouTube, Bosman responded: “the concern is all it takes is one ze[a]lous student and that recording can hit the blogosphere…” He recommended not posting “anything online (private) that you don’t want to end up public.”

Bosman played down his comments to Campus Reform, noting he puts up his mathematics lectures on …

Source: Coronavirus prompts professors to hide their lectures from the public as everything goes online | The College Fix

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