Today, the CoViD-19 pandemic brings us to a world which we have never experienced before. As individuals and as a collective, we are undergoing rapid changes. We understand that this could bring about a sense of uncertainty, anxiety and stress.
Our research scholars are:
Adapting to new forms of online teaching and learning;
Isolated from their communities due to the social distancing norms;
Balancing their individual and collective responsibilities;
Handling a surge of information overload and uncertainty about their future.
The Care Plan discussed below is an attempt to holistically approach well-being during this pandemic situation. It is being developed with the hope to strengthen our resolve and to handle the impact of environmental changes on our mental being in healthy ways.
OUR THREE GOALS
Increase virtual communication to alleviate social isolation
Find below ways to reach out to us.
Spread awareness about ways to holistically care for your physical and mental health
Showcase information about university-driven initiatives on mental care, online teaching and online learning
We are on uncharted territory at this juncture, amidst a pandemic situation. Our mental health is the tower-light which navigates us through everything new and unfamiliar during this time. Here are some mental health resources to smoothen your experience of this navigation:
An online teaching starter pack:
Google Classroom + Jitsi Meet
Here are some helpful articles on transition to online teaching for philosophy professors:
~ Running interactive philosophy classes online (Alex Hyun & Scott Wisor)
~ Available video resources on philosophy topics (Liz Jackson & Tyron Goldschmidt)
~ Online Conference System ( Fabrizio Calzavarini & Marco Viola)