Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This short article (4 page PDF), noting that "anecdotal evidence suggests that many students who made the rapid mandated shift to online learning experienced feelings of displacement, social isolation, and demotivation," cites a study that "found that online students felt more supported, valued and encouraged when instructors provided assessment feedback in the form of asynchronous video recordings rather than text," though admittedly text feedback was more efficient and better organized. Via Neil Mosley.Image: Art of Education on ways to address social-emotional needs when teaching online.

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