"With the onset of COVID-19, new approaches and technologies are being explored and implemented by instructors at all levels, but what is new is not always better. Having been in distance education for 15 years, I can attest to some best research-based practices and applications to use and implement that result in improved retention and learning in online students. Using such apps and practices will improve your reach and connection to students, thereby enhancing the overall learning environment for all."—Source: Faculty Focus
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Fostering a sense of connection during campus closures and hybrid alternatives can be difficult to say the least. Thankfully, there are some apps available that can help build relationships and boost learning from afar.