"I’ve worked in student affairs for almost 30 years and have learned to clearly articulate the benefits of student life to many students, faculty members and parents. The argument is really quite simple: a student only spends about 15 hours a week in class and another 15 hours a week studying. Allowing time for sleeping and getting ready in the morning, that leaves about 80 waking hours a week when a student is neither in class nor studying for one."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
How can we best support students when they are no longer on campus? Inside Higher Ed shares some cogent advice to help them make the transition to learning in online environments.