Resilience and its importance to online students

Mary I. Dereshiwsky

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Resilience is a key life success trait that can spell the distinction in success or failure of learning experiences for students. The online classroom is characterized by some unique challenges regarding student resilience. These challenges, as well as prospective strategies to overcome them, will be specifically discussed in the areas of technology, communication, and student assessment. Understanding the factors that facilitate development of online student resilience will enable instructors to create maximally effective learning experiences for their students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEnhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781522552567
ISBN (Print)1522552553, 9781522552550
StatePublished - May 11 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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