By Claire Wickersham
Students are making a lot of adjustments in the spring semester driven online by the COVID-19 pandemic. New technology and different work environments bring a whole new meaning to work and home life balance.
The good news: Many are adapting well to new ways of learning and working, often adding an element of creativity to the process.
For UMass Boston gerontology students, some classes are held in real-time via apps like Zoom, while others are recorded. Some use PowerPoint with voiceovers for slides. Assistantship work is being done off campus and meetings held virtually.
Some students have even gone home for the remainder of the semester. Continue reading