The American River Current

Zoom meetings are a barely passable option for work and school

Here at the Current, Zoom meetings offer a mixture of convenience and inconvenience, depending on how many people are attending, and how cooperative our internet connections can be. (Screenshot taken by Jill Wagner)

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

The pandemic has forced college campuses around the United States to shift to online learning, and the transition hasn’t been smooth for everyone. While some professors at American River College have experience teaching online classes, others don’t and have struggled to adapt to a new learning envi...

Students struggle and faculty scrambles with the announcement of the online spring 2021 semester

As American River College makes the announcement of another online semester, students and professors will need to prepare themselves for the hardships of working from home this current semester has already brought. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Oden Taylor and Brandon Zamora

October 15, 2020

On Sept. 16, the American River College communications office announced in an email to students and faculty that the spring 2021 semester will be almost completely online, with exceptions made for a limited number of departments such as the medical program.  Scott Crow, ARC’s public information offic...

New campus-wide e-learning platform is a big improvement

Despite controversy, Canvas is serving as the online learning management system for the Los Rios Community College District. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Tracy Holmes

January 30, 2018

Change is never easy, but it is the biggest part of life and Canvas, the campus’ new e-learning platform, is the biggest change for American River College this semester. Canvas is the online learning environment all instructors in the Los Rios Community College District will use coinciding with in...

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