“The study’s findings were consistent with other data trends surrounding the pandemic isolation.”
This is just shocking news. Who could have predicted such a thing?
Campus Reform reports:
REPORT: COVID-19 lockdown resulted in lower grades, campus initiative finds
A Missouri University of Science and Technology advising program collected data suggesting that the COVID-19 lockdowns and remote learning caused a decline in students’ grades and mental health, according to a new report.
“[S]tudents weren’t ready for business as usual because they were dealing with all of the effects of being isolated for that year,” Larson told Santa Barbara News-Press.
Both scholars work in the English and Technical Communication department.
The study also found that students’ mental health has suffered. Approximately 25% of program participants cited mental health problems as a reason for lackluster grades.
The study’s findings were consistent with other data trends surrounding the pandemic isolation.
A 2021 Pennsylvania State University study analyzed 43,098 clients seeking mental health services.
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