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COVID-19 Forces Transition to Remote Learning

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In this episode, we talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted universities and learning. The coronavirus has forced the entire world to come to a full stop. Universities and their communities are facing tremendous challenges adapting to this global crisis to ensure that learning will proceed. We discuss some of the implications to remote learning and also give some of our tips and advice on how to ensure academic success in remote learning.

High school student and elementary school student using laptops to attend school remotely

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • JHU COVID-19 Tracking Map
  • Liberty University opened its door during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • David can no longer do labs in person, so hands-on learning suffers
  • Lack of social interaction and club activities
  • Julian argues that remote learning is not so different from learning on your own
  • David argues that remote learning is very different because many courses depend on collaborative learning
  • Courses should adapt curriculums in addition to their classes in response to the pandemic
  • Many professors struggle to adapt their classes to remote learning
  • Today’s technology has the potential to augment hands-on learning activities
  • Maintain a routine
  • Add structure to your day
  • Use a calendar application to block out time for your studies and work
  • Take breaks!
  • Continue to collaborate with your peers and instructors

Your hosts: David Chuong and Julian Vu

Music: “Please Listen Carefully” by Jahzzar is licensed under a Creative Commons License.