College Online = Digital Instruction + Childhood Redux

In a recent interview with Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco Chronicle, I shared what one one second year college student now attempting to continue his studies in Northern California not in Boston, called a “bizarre” situation. Tens of thousands of other college students who also returned home from their college campuses are now experiencing: a virtual college experience.

Back at home, many in the confines of childhood bedrooms, back under the watchful eyes of parents, they no longer can have spontaneous all-night existential discussions about life, wander around downtown clubs, attend interesting guest lectures and panel discussions, or cheer for college teams. Now, they’re grieving the sudden separation from their college experience, what one student called, “A Massive L[oss]”.

For more details, read the article here: College students leave campus life behind, adjust to online classes at home

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About Jill Yoshikawa, Ed M, Partner of Creative Marbles Consultancy

Jill Yoshikawa, EdM, Harvard ’99, a seasoned, 25 year educator and consultant, is meticulous in helping clients navigate all aspects of the educational experience, no matter the level of complexity. She combines educational theory with experience to advise families, schools and educators. A UCSD and Harvard graduate, as well as a former high school teacher, Jill works tirelessly to help her clients succeed.
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