“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.”
Even though they are not meeting with students in person, Butler’s counselors want students to know that they are ready to work with them virtually
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.
Butler’s class of 2024 experienced a unique move-in and orientation when they arrived on campus this August. Even though it was not the start to college they were expecting, first-year students tried to make the most out of the situation.
Transitioning from the classroom to the chat room has been different for everyone involved.