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OPINION: Remote learning model only offers short-term solution

OPINION: Remote learning model only offers short-term solution

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 has thrown everything and everyone for a loop. In the span of a few months, the virus has completely changed how we live our lives.  Universities across the world have been forced to switch to an online-only model with professors using video software, such as Zoom, to hold classes. While ...

OPINION: Remote learning helps some students despite downsides

OPINION: Remote learning helps some students despite downsides

Fatima Zaidi, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

The transition from in-person classes to online classes has not only served as a significant experience for the faculty of DePaul University, but also for the students as communities within the institution continue to uplift each other during this tumultuous time.  As someone who used to commute to DePaul’s...

DePaul professors react to remote teaching mandate

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Ella Lee, News Editor

March 13, 2020

As students have started to wrap their minds around a remote Spring Quarter, professors are scrambling to meet their students’ needs. “We are being asked to figure out how to teach our classes remotely,” said Judith McCray, a communications professor. “The college and the department and the ...

DePaul students demand university lower tuition next quarter

DePaul students demand university lower tuition next quarter

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

March 13, 2020

A Change.org petition entitled “Lower Tuition for DePaul University after making all classes online” was created Thursday to direct the university’s attention towards student concerns relating to the cost of admission given the university’s plans to hold classes entirely online for the Spring Quarter. “Most classes will be moved to online i...

DePaul students share concerns about switch to online learning

DePaul students share concerns about switch to online learning

Keira Wingate and Cailey Gleeson

March 12, 2020

As DePaul University plans to transition Spring Quarter classes to online, some students share concerns about their abilities to focus in virtual classroom settings. While many factors play into which environment is better for learning and for whom, the rapid switch to online is giving students an un...

DePaul moves beyond online classes with Lynda

DePaul moves beyond online classes with Lynda

Kirsten Onsgard

October 19, 2014

Virtual learning has moved beyond the online class. Last week, DePaul announced that Lynda, an online library of learning videos and courses, would be available to all students. Read More »...

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