“Poetry was my means of connecting with that part of pain and grief that I didn’t have the words for at that time,” he explained, shortly before putting his creative juices to work in a remote hip-hop theater class.
These aren’t the fields of study one typically envisions completing online, but that’s exactly what college students around the country — even in the most hands-on fields — have had to reckon with for the second half of the spring semester.
At Lehigh Valley colleges, finals are on as planned for the beginning of May, albeit in different and equally strange circumstances.
This article originally appeared on the Morning Call website on April 28, 2020. To read the article on the Morning Call site visit: How do you teach theater online? Lehigh Valley colleges get creative with remote learning amid coronavirus, even in hands-on fields.