Times Higher Education’s Digital Teaching Survey results
“Universities’ wariness of online instruction was suddenly swept aside last year by Covid-19. But how successful has the overnight digital transition been? Is it sustainable? And should it be? Paul Jump runs through the results of our major survey of university staff … And although the majority (334) are from the UK, a total of 46 countries are represented in the responses, spread across all continents bar Antarctica. Among the findings are:
- More than half of respondents say the initial move to online teaching had a negative effect on their mental health, and nearly six in 10 believe it hit their students’ mental health.
- Only a fifth believe that their students value remote education as much as face-to-face, but less than a third think tuition fees should be discounted when instruction moves online.”
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