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Stockholm, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

What Impact Will Distance Learning Have on Education

Ouriginal, Europe’s leading provider of plagiarism detection and prevention solution, is organizing an online panel discussion on the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of both students and faculty on October 20, 2021, in cooperation with the Center for Academic Integrity in Dubai. The online webcast is being held in conjunction with Celebrating Academic Integrity Week 2021.

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The impact of the pandemic on the mental health of learners and faculty are serious issues in today’s educational landscape, according to education experts at Ouriginal. From increased stress and uncertainty to decreased self-confidence and increased loneliness, “the extended time of distance learning triggered by the pandemic has taken a visible toll on both faculty and students,” said Andreas Ohlson, CEO of Ouriginal.

Over the past year, the CEO says, the digital world and its associated virtual meetings have become more prominent than real-life social interactions. As a result, he said, social alienation has also led to an increase in social anxiety: More and more people find it difficult to be in the same room with others for extended periods of time, while others find it difficult to be alone with themselves.

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Here, the education expert poses the questions: how can we find ourselves again in this environment, as teachers and learners? How can teachers support their students on their way to independent and self-confident learning …….

Source: https://financialpost.com/globe-newswire/online-panel-discussion-the-impact-of-the-pandemic-on-the-mental-health-of-students-and-teachers

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