More than 1,000 U.S. college campuses have closed and moved instruction online because of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and many students are facing difficulties adjusting to online learning while also dealing with the stresses of daily life. F
or those affected, Cengage is providing free access to all eTextbooks and digital courseware for the remainder of the Spring semester. Plus, Cengage is hosting a free webinar to help students with online learning and staying motivated during this difficult time, according to a recent press release.
The webinar, “5 Tips for Staying Motivated and Healthy While Learning at Home,” invites students to participate in a live 30-minute session hosted by experts in student success as well as a fellow student. The webinar will provide tips for succeeding in an online learning environment with a live Q&A at the end.
The presenters include:
• Grace Nowlin, a junior at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who has taken more than six online classes while balancing work and family life as a Cengage Student Ambassador;
• Essie Childers, a professor of Learning Frameworks, Study Skills and Developmental Reading at Blinn College in Central Texas; and
• Alfred Lara, an instructor in Human Services who has taught at San Jacinto College in Houston since 2006.
The live webinar will take place on Thursday, March 26, at 1:00 p.m. ET, and you can register for the free Zoom webinar here.
Can’t make the live webinar? A recording will also be posted after the event here: https://www.cengage.com/covid-19-support/.
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