Becker, S. P., & Gregory, A. M. (2020). Editorial Perspective: Perils and promise for child and adolescent sleep and associated psychopathology during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61(7), 757-759. doi:10.1111/jcpp.13278
Background: This source talked about the negative impacts Covid-19 has on children and adolescents in the sleep aspect. Children being forced to stay in their homes isolated has had a negative effect on them to their health and sleep.
How it was used: This source was used to talk about how Covid-19 not only affected children and adolescents in school but health and sleep wise. Students being home all day will increase their chances of sleeping during the day at a higher rate, and by them not being able to go outside and exercise regularly their health is being compromised.
Iwai, Yoshiko. “Online Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Scientific American Blog Network, Scientific American, 13 Mar. 2020, blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/online-learning-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/.
Background: This source talks about how the author woke up late for class and how she was never really able to concentrate during remote learning.
How it was used: This source was used to show the problems and ineffectiveness of remote learning and how it was compromising with students’ learning and their ability to actually concentrate.
Kecojevic, A., Basch, C. H., Sullivan, M., & Davi, N. K. (2020, September 30). The impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on mental health of undergraduate students in New Jersey, cross-sectional study. Retrieved February 23, 2021, from https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0239696
Background: This source talks about how Covid-19 impacted college students from Northern Jersey. They ran tests on students to see how their mental health has been impacted.
How it was used: I used this source to demonstrate how students were being affected eternally. I wanted to talk about how mental health was growing as students were being forced to learn the same challenging subjects over a screen.
Tucker, Kristine. “Synonym.” Classroom.synonym.com, 2017, classroom.synonym.com/.
Background: This source talks about the main differences of an in person class versus a remote online class.
How it was used: I used this source to explain the challenges of conducting online classes effectively when everyone in the class is so used to an in person class. How it’s hard for teachers to actually get a sense of which students get the topic and which don’t and for the students because they can’t have that one on one time with the teacher to actually understand the topic.
Koenig, R. (2019, December 11). Most Students and Faculty Prefer Face-To-Face Instruction, EDUCAUSE Surveys Find – EdSurge News. EdSurge. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-12-11-most-students-and-faculty-prefer-face-to-face-instruction-educause-surveys-find.
Background: This source talks about how most students would rather be completely or mostly face-to-face learning environments.
How it was used: I used this source to talk about how in person class was more beneficial and better liked by students over online learning.
Krakoff, S. (n.d.). The cost of online education vs. traditional education. https://online.champlain.edu/blog/cost-of-online-education-vs-traditional-education.
Background: This source talks about the cost differences between and myths of traditional college versus online college.
How it was used: I used this source to debunk the idea that online college is always cheaper than traditional college.
Newton, D. (2021, April 8). Another problem with shifting education online: cheating. The Hechinger Report. https://hechingerreport.org/another-problem-with-shifting-education-online-cheating/
Background: This source talks about how cheating on exams rose to an alarming number over remote learning.
How it was used: I used this source to talk about how students weren’t really learning the subject in online school, they just knew how to find the information/answers online and they used that to pass the class.
Pitt, D. (2020, April 8). Face-to-face learning is better than online. The Crimson White. https://cw.ua.edu/64870/opinion/face-to-face-learning-is-better-than-online/.
Background: This source talks about how students get distracted very easily because of the fact that they are in the comfort of their own home instead of a school setting. This source also talks about how some classes can’t be taught online.
How it was used: I used this source to explain how online school shouldn’t be an option after we get hold of Covid-19. I took the example the source stated which said that it is very hard to teach a science class stricky remote. Students need to have on hand labs and see the experiences in person so they learn.
Students Get Lower Grades in Online Courses. Harvard Business Review. (2015, March 30). https://hbr.org/2013/12/students-get-lower-grades-in-online-courses.
Background: This source talks about how two classmates of Columbia University did a study to show the negative impacts of a students persistence in sticking with a course.
How it was used: I used this source to talk about how students are more likely to get lazy and just completely stop caring about school and missing work. If students were in person then teachers can get on them more about missing work since they are online the only thing they really can do is just email them.
Terry, C. (2020, August 7). Noodle. https://www.noodle.com/articles/are-online-classes-cheaper.
Background: This source talks about how online classes are supposedly cheaper than traditional classes but that isn’t the case.
How it was used: I used this source to help me debunk the idea that all online classes were cheaper than traditional classes.