Amid developments related to the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Mercer students will begin receiving online instruction for their courses March 23. Tackling school assignments from home can be a challenge and an adjustment, but some simple steps and...
When I decided to come back to school three years ago, the thought of taking online classes seemed very overwhelming. This was a completely new concept for me, and since I have attention deficit disorder, I was worried that I...
Mercer professors all have ways of carrying on the good fight in this time of crisis. By the time you read this, we have already triaged our classrooms into virtual online realities and sustained academic responsibilities with...
If I get a call from my father, it usually means one of two things: I’m in trouble or something terribly wrong has happened. So when I woke up to a call from Dad on March 20,...
Editor's note: This column was written before shelter-in-place guidelines were enacted in Georgia. Spring is my favorite time of year, and springtime at Mercer makes me enjoy it even more. The cherry blossoms...
Editor's Note: Do you have a question about distance learning or coping with school in these challenging times? The Den is starting a new feature called "Ask Kelly," and each week Kelly Browning, an early childhood education/special...
The last few weeks for a college senior typically are filled with teary-eyed goodbyes, senior portraits, a final walk on campus, or attending luncheons and other activities for the graduating class, culminating in graduation.
A reader asks: How do I stay focused now that I'm juggling work and school while homeschooling my child?
A reader asks: How can I complete a group project when we can't meet as a group?
As the world is working and learning from home, many are turning to Zoom, an online video call platform. The increased usage has resulted in some cases of "Zoombombing," when an uninvited person joins...

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