How students adjust to the new normal

This includes adult basic learning, adult literacy learning, or school equivalency arrangements. Often aimed to serve the needs of certain groups, this type of learning needs open options in the course design and assessment scheme.
A majority of students, 57 percent, said they felt more positive about online learning now than before the pandemic. Close to half, 47 percent, said their attitude toward online exam proctoring — a topic of some controversy due to privacy concerns — had also improved.
Others may be struggling with the fatigue, frustration, sadness, anger, grief, and anxiety (among other things) of adjusting. Some people (and I hope there are a lot of you out there), have gone through the adjustment process and are finding comfort in your new norm.
Learning tools and technology enable students to develop effective self-directed learning skills. They are able to identify what they need to learn, find and use online resources, apply the information on the problem at hand, and even evaluate resultant feedback. This increases their efficiency and productivity.
Establish a new routine; schedule out time that you can study, take care of daily tasks and make time for yourself. Understand this is temporary and that you can adapt. Start meditation and other exercises to train your brain and attention span. Study in small sessions and take frequent breaks.

  • Adjust to the new normal in your own way. The situation is uncertain, and it is ok to take the steps you need to, in order to gain the focus you need on learning something new. …
  • Establish a routine. Having a healthy and balanced routine will help you get the most out of school.
  • Focus on your success.
  • Talk to others!