Illustration of two students with mobility aids, lingering at the college's gateway, beyond which looms an inaccessible campus. Illustration by Victoria Campbell | Augustana Observer
Illustration of two students with mobility aids, lingering at the college's gateway, beyond which looms an inaccessible campus. Illustration by Victoria Campbell | Augustana Observer

Remote learning allows for equity

Students who are immunocompromised, have a chronic illness or are otherwise disabled should not be required to attend an in-person class alongside students who are actively ill.


When people hear that someone is going to college, they often picture the person walking across campus, attending in-person lectures and likely even living in a dorm building. But for countless students across the country, this is not the case.

According to an article by Forbes Advisor, nearly 6% of all college students in the United States are enrolled in an online education program. This number does not include students enrolled in a traditional in-person college who may take some or all of their classes online. Read more…


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