Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, many businesses are having to figure out a work-from-home plan without the luxury of much time or preparation. Fortunately for Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, remote learning is familiar territory.
Over the past decade, FIU’s Chaplin School has been moving more courses to online platforms, making for a seamless transition. FIU also has a study-abroad campus in Tianjin, China, as an extension of the hospitality school program, but the university flew all students back stateside in January. The Tianjin campus officially closed February 3, and nearly 1,000 students have been taking their classes online since then.