Did you know there are some very important considerations to take into account when supporting the emotional well-being distance learning students?
The recent rapid move from traditional campus-based learning to online distance learning has given rise to enormous challenges. The ‘fast e-learning switch’ has made supporting students’ emotional well-being even more important than ever, to overcome social isolation, anxieties around assessment and many other potential stress factors. So how do you support online learning students from an emotional and well-being point of view?
This video provides some excellent advice and tips, including where to start, adapting to supporting students online and activities that you can use. It also provides advice on dealing with the biggest anxieties and stress factors faced by online students, and how to ensure continuing academic success. Don’t forget that looking after yourself is also very important, as is your own well-being. So make sure you have plenty of breaks and don’t be afraid to ask for help and/or make the referrals to the appropriate professional services where necessary:
How do I support students’ emotional well-being at this time?