The outcome could well be a devaluation of University education for a whole generation. We simply do not value what we have.
But wait, there's a solution:
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OK, why not record all lectures so that the retired lecturer output can be used for future generations of students after retirement? Oh, you're already doing that.
Well, then, why not capture the academics' expertise via a well resourced and serious attempt to go on-line and offer the flexibility and efficiency that students and Universities say that they want?
Can't afford it, did I hear you say? Haven't got the skills?
We are all losers.