Dr Rod Carr (pt1) Vice Chancellor University of Canterbury – Seismics and the City Christchurch

The learning organisation: from crisis to opportunity

The February quake hit on the second day of the new academic term. The University of Canterbury had to quickly re-timetable courses in temporary accommodation while many staff worked from home and utilised e-learning technology to keep up teaching involvement. The challenge now is to minimise the loss of students from outside Christchurch and off-shore and to maintain critical academic mass and build new capability in areas related to seismicity. How is the University turning crisis into opportunity by strengthening its learning and innovation roles in seismic related areas and other domains?

Post time: Jun-19-2017
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