The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the education sector to overcome unprecedented challenges. This multi-stakeholder study explores a holistic approach to teaching final-year students by capturing learning experiences of final-year students' learning journey. Emerging themes from student perspective informs concerns for various employability skills requires resilience to overcome the 'displacement', seemingly negatively affected by multi-source of stress. Yet, favourable online learning environment extended roles of online learning platforms from functional to address social-emotional needs and educators' orientation supported students' mental health. Similarly, the educator perspective reveals that the multi-pronged strategies entail an extension of innovative functional role to a socio-emotional role. Empathy beyond emotional support is crucial to cultivate resilience and positive learning journey of students. This research provides operational evidence and practical implications for teaching faculty to reflect and improve online learning delivery in the future.
|Title of host publication||Agile Learning Environments amid Disruption|
|Subtitle of host publication||Evaluating Academic Innovations in Higher Education during COVID-19|
|Editors||Md Golam Jamil, Dawn A. Morley|
|Place of Publication||Cham Switzerland|
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|