Vol 72, No 3 (2021)
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Face-to-face versus distance learning in a seaside area: the teacher’s point of view

Antonella Centonze1, Rosa Anfosso2, Roberta Pujia3, Stefania Zampogna4, Domenico Sinopoli5, Ilaria Prosperi Porta6, Emanuele Baldassarre7
Pubmed: 34604988
IMH 2021;72(3):193-194.


The total or partial replacement of face-to-face teaching with distance teaching brings a number of problems for teachers, children and families. Recently, in our province in Southern Italy, in a seaside area, we conducted a survey to assess the experiences of high school teachers faced with distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the purpose of examining the real impact of these dramatic changes, both from social and health perspectives. From the preliminary aspects of this survey it emerges that it is difficult to univocally consider the effectiveness of distance learning in such a complex territory, especially in a seaside area. This experience will serve us to reflect in the future on a school tailored to the individual student by a permanent integration of face-to-face forms with distance learning.

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