There are quite a few advantages in face-to-face classroom transactions. The biggest is that teachers can think on their feet, strategise according to the content and the mood of their students and constantly monitor students’ intake. Unfortunately, these are absent in online teaching-learning. The content, mode and manner of delivery are already programmed for each module and teachers have little freedom once a module is prepared and delivered. Besides, the attention span of students in the online mode, especially in the asynchronous mode, is unpredictable. Therefore, it is argued that face-to-face interaction is better than online instruction. … [Read more...] about Seven myths about online education
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The league said in a statement that with the spread of the virus, "we simply do not believe we can create and maintain an environment for intercollegiate athletic competition that meets our requirements for safety and acceptable levels of risk, consistent with the policies that each of our schools is adopting as part of its reopening plans this fall." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus has pushed these schools to cancel their athletic programs in the fall
Criticising the university’s decision of postponing exams, teachers and students said that the exams should have been cancelled considering the prevailing situation. Mehak Garg, a final-year Bcom student at Gargi College, said, “The university is playing with our future by further postponing exams. They should have cancelled the exams and promoted students based on the internal assessment. Further cancellation will affect our future choices. We cannot even give any job interview until the exams happen or take admission in postgraduate courses. Who will hire us without a degree?” … [Read more...] about DU postpones final year online open-book exam till August 15
“Kids can lose interest at any point. A teacher must be sensitive to that. High energy, fluency of language, vocal intonation, and gesturing help. Besides communication, an online teacher must be equipped with tactics, games, and activities to bring back drifting attention,” explains Anshul Bhagi, co-founder and CEO of Camp K12. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
The statement released by the university added all 13 players are now self-isolating. 10 other football players will self-isolate due to contact tracing, "all of whom are asymptomatic at this time." The university has also revealed four other football student-athletes have tested positive for the Covid-19 antibody. … [Read more...] about These are the schools reporting coronavirus cases within their athletic programs