“I know it’s not the most exciting to stare at the screen for most of your classes, but when you’re doing a presentation, in a way you have control of the room, and so if you make it interesting and fun for yourself giving it, the other people will think the same, or at least be more engaged.”
For students who have chosen to go virtual, this semester has presented new and challenging obstacles.
Students are able to reserve Irwin study rooms for their online classes. Additional measures have been taken to prepare these spaces for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preparations over the summer helped classes change instruction format at a moment’s notice.
From heavily-anticipated senior recitals to entire ballets getting the chop, students in the arts aren’t only devastated — they are struggling to find the motivation they need to progress in their craft.
Butler currently offers online classes but is working to introduce similar online degree programs of their own.
ROBYN JUTSUM RJUTSUM@BUTLER.EDU CONTRIBUTING REPORTER In today’s world of higher education, the desire for online courses and the integration of new technology may clash with the tradition and quality institutions strive to maintain. The situation is no different at Butler University, where more classes are now making their way into the digital realm. Online courses…