Chemeketa Meets Student Needs During COVID-19

Excitement abounds each September as students and faculty fill the halls of Chemeketa Community College’s seven campuses and centers, signifying the start of a new academic year. But with students learning from the comfort of their own homes this fall, the College is adjusting to a new reality, one that has come with innovative services and unexpected advantages. When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, the College made an abrupt shift to remote learning, which allowed students to access all coursework off campus. Over the last two terms, the College has continued to refine its approach to remote higher education, relying on feedback from both students and instructors. “I modified the program,” said Hemodialysis instructor Rebecca Dougherty. “I did voice-overs of PowerPoints, gave smaller tests for retention, I gave strict instructions to text me, and I answered their questions and texts within a few hours, if not minutes. The students said this was pivotal for them.” 

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