Navigating through a perfect storm: The journey of a survivor

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In a perfect storm where the unprecedented COViD-19 pandemic changed the way the world functions, compounded with the challenges of global financial instability, the higher education sectoral changes, and the pivot to an entirely online experience. How do we cope in such a fluid environment? This paper will outline the wellbeing impact of a teacher in delivering a virtual practical for a large health science subject and outline some of the strategies used in mitigating the situation and emerging from the journey battle-hardened.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2021
EventImproving University Teaching : Virtual Conference July 2021 - Virtual
Duration: 21 Jul 202123 Jul 2021
Conference number: 46th (conference program) (Program pdf)


ConferenceImproving University Teaching
Abbreviated titleThe Human Side of Teaching
OtherIUT is continuing our successful online conference model in 2021 to keep you safe. How can we teach effectively during an emergency like the current COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to the creation of new online and hybrid environments? Many of the answers offered so far have focused on meeting the technical or logistical challenges that come with this emergency environment. Yet equally real and important are affective issues that shape learning outcomes just as much as logistics or technology yet have received less attention to date.
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