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Using Telepresence Robots to Support Students Facing Adversity (EDUCAUSE Review)

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"In higher education, we often encounter students who are experiencing unexpected setbacks that impact their ability to attend class. Whether it's due to a car accident, a family emergency, or an illness, the inability to get to class can have a lasting effect on a student's academic success. Often, students experience excessive stress trying to catch up on missed coursework. In some cases, they have no choice other than to withdraw from their classes, putting them a semester or more behind and delaying degree completion — if they return at all. "—Source: EDUCAUSE Review

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A little flexibility can go a long way. Read how telepresence robots are offering support to students who need it most, helping them keep up with classes when they can't physically attend. —Eduwire Editors

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