Education at a Distance: Student Perceptions of Online Learning During a Global Pandemic


Visconti, Amelia

About me

Amelia Visconti is a resourceful people-person with high energy and a lot of ambition! Currently, she is completing her degree in Professional Communication with a minor in Marketing and plans to pursue post-graduate studies at George Brown College for Digital Media Marketing. Additionally, Amelia is expanding her knowledge and skillset outside of school through her internship at Trotman Communications, a boutique marketing and communications firm that specializes in the non-profit and community healthcare sector.



With the introduction of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, many universities across the globe have opted to shift the delivery of education away from traditional brick and mortar institutions. Instead, a significant number of them have positioned their academic offerings to take place mostly, if not entirely, online. As such, the area of study in which this research takes place in is the field of education. Specifically, the topic of my study seeks to understand the experiences and attitudes of distance education students as they undergo participation in online university-level education during the 2020/2021 COVID-19 pandemic.

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education, covid19, social distancing, distance education, remote learning

Education at a Distance

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