University teaching in the digital transition


A university department of social sciences engaged in a collective reflection on the distance learning experience during the Covid-19 emergency. Before the university decided, it chose the way of pluralism of digital solutions in favor of the continuity of teaching. The article discusses the first results of a survey that involved students (with an online questionnaire) and teachers (through in-depth interviews). The aim was to focus on emerging issues, explore teaching strategies and the degree of innovation of teaching practices, detect the first assessments of the effectiveness of the digital platforms used and stimulate reflections on the effects of the emergency on the possible reconfiguration of teaching.