News Pronto

USA Conversation

The Conversation USA

The Conversation USA

Tips for living online – lessons from six months of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Written by Pamela Scott Bracey, PhD, Associate Professor of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development, Mississippi State University
imageLife online isn't ideal, but it is manageable.Alistair Berg/DigitalVision via Getty Images

Valentine’s Day was sweet, spring break was fun, then… boom! COVID-19. Stay-at-home orders, workplace shutdowns, school closures and social distancing requirements changed lives almost overnight. Forty-two percent of the U.S. workforce now works...

Read more: Tips for living online – lessons from six months of the COVID-19 pandemic

More Articles ...

  1. Pandemic crushes Guyana’s dreams of big oil profits as ‘resource curse’ looms over oil-producing nations
  2. How can smoke from West Coast fires cause red sunsets in New York?
  3. Retiring early can be bad for the brain
  4. Voting while God is watching – does having churches as polling stations sway the ballot?
  5. SARS-CoV-2 infection can block pain, opening up unexpected new possibilities for research into pain relief medication
  6. Que la pandemia no te impida observar el cielo estrellado y la Luna: aquí 5 opciones para hacerlo en casa
  7. Ginsburg's legal victories for women led to landmark anti-discrimination rulings for the LGBTQ community, too
  8. Scientists don't share their findings for fun – they want their research to make a difference
  9. Why you're getting so many political text messages right now
  10. US-China fight over fishing is really about world domination
  11. For many immigrant students, remote learning during COVID-19 comes with more hurdles
  12. What the Greek classics tell us about grief and the importance of mourning the dead
  13. Many colleges have gone test-optional – here's how that could change the way students are admitted
  14. Can Trump and McConnell get through the 4 steps to seat a Supreme Court justice in just 6 weeks?
  15. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is so intense, it just ran out of storm names – and then two more storms formed
  16. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is so intense, it just ran out of storm names
  17. Humans ignite almost every wildfire that threatens homes
  18. Video: Who should get a COVID-19 vaccine first?
  19. Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic
  20. Monarch butterflies' spectacular migration is at risk – an ambitious new plan aims to help save it
  21. COVID-19 vaccines: Open source licensing could keep Big Pharma from making huge profits off taxpayer-funded research
  22. The detection of phosphine in Venus' clouds is a big deal – here's how we can find out if it's a sign of life
  23. Timing, signatures and huge demand make mail-in voting difficult
  24. Trump's appeals to white anxiety are not 'dog whistles' – they're racism
  25. Why Teddy Roosevelt's warning to lay off a candidate's religious beliefs is still relevant today
  26. Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away
  27. Federal Reserve hopes years of zero rates will spur inflation – but there are risks
  28. Wildfires can leave toxic drinking water behind – here's how to protect the public
  29. Pessimists have been saying America is going to hell for more than 200 years
  30. 6 ways mail-in ballots are protected from fraud
  31. Inclusion starts with better management – here's what employees say about making diversity work
  32. Poll workers on Election Day will be younger – and probably more diverse – due to COVID-19
  33. Presidential campaigns take flight in the age of the coronavirus
  34. American society teaches everyone to be racist – but you can rewrite subconscious stereotypes
  35. From Washington to Trump, all presidents have told lies (but only some have told them for the right reasons)
  36. How to keep teen boys happily singing – instead of giving up when their voices start to change
  37. Future teachers often think memorization is the best way to teach math and science – until they learn a different way
  38. Faked videos shore up false beliefs about Biden's mental health
  39. Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do
  40. Climate change and forest management have both fueled today's epic Western wildfires
  41. How a new way of parsing COVID-19 data began to show the breadth of health gaps between Blacks and whites
  42. Lessons from how the polio vaccine went from the lab to the public that Americans can learn from today
  43. Banning apps like TikTok and WeChat is a good way to ensure a country will trail in tech leadership and profits
  44. 5 ways the COVID-19 pandemic could affect your college application
  45. Why do women change their stories of sexual assault? Holocaust testimonies may provide clues
  46. Why San Francisco felt like the set of a sci-fi flick
  47. To be a great innovator, learn to embrace and thrive in uncertainty
  48. Ancient DNA is revealing the genetic landscape of people who first settled East Asia
  49. El dilema ético de permitir los ensayos médicos en los que se infectan deliberadamente a humanos con COVID-19
  50. When hurricanes temporarily halt fishing, marine food webs recover quickly
Writers Wanted

.