Published time: 08 April 2020
Authors: Z. Zayapragassarazan
Keywords: Covid-19, medical education, online
The COVID-19 outbreak across the globe has forced educational institutions including medical schools to suspend campus learning in order to curb the spread of the virus. This has forced the teaching community to think of new avenues and alternate strategies for engaging our students. Many institutes of higher education have shifted to online-mode to ensure continuity of teaching-learning and assessment processes. In online mode of flexible learning, students are provided with a variety of choices for their learning and allows them to take more responsibility for their own learning. Since, many of the teachers are new to online mode of teaching their apprehension towards active online engagement of their students is inevitable. This document presents a variety of strategies for increasing and ensuring higher levels of student engagement in online teaching.
COVID-19 Strategies for Online Engagement of Remote Learners