Coronavirus Lockdowns Spark Boom in Online Learning for Adults, Too

Posted on AllSides May 21st, 2020
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The online business of teaching skills like writing, calligraphy or languages thrives; ‘we’re all seeing the minutes skyrocket’

From her home in Portland, Ore., Peggy Dean perches her iPhone on a tripod and records five-minute lessons on subjects ranging from modern calligraphy to watercolor. Since the coronavirus struck, demand for her videos has soared, with viewing figures doubling from a year ago.

The business of selling skills online—from art to coding—has been booming during the pandemic. Online educators say adults are making time to learn during lockdown, joining millions of...

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