The In Trust Center continues to collect resources that may be helpful to the administrators and boards of theological schools during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some that have come across our desks in recent weeks:

Emergency teaching vs. online learning

  • The difference between emergency remote teaching and online learning by Charles Hodges, Stephanie Moore, Barb Lockee, Torrey Trust and Aaron Bond. Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic should understand those differences when evaluating this emergency remote teaching.

Doing church online

Leading beyond the crisis

  • Leading beyond the blizzard: why every organization is now a startup by Andy Crouch, Kurt Keilhacker, and Dave Blanchard. The novel coronavirus is not just something for leaders to “get through” for a few days or weeks. The priority of leaders must be to set aside confidence in their current playbook as quickly as possible, write a new one that honors their mission and the communities they serve, and make the most of their organization’s assets — their people, financial capital, and social capital, leaning on relationship and trust.

Framework for making tough decisions

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