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    MRU Expert Dr. Kolbergytė: Blended Learning or Remote in a Multidimensional Environment

    Each day we hear more and more about that many educational schools and higher educational institutions are using remote or blended learning seeking to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, is this really the best solution to help maintain and ensure the teaching process and quality of learning. We examine what are the daily challenges with Mykolas Romeris University’s Faculty of Human and Social Studies Educational Sciences and Social Work Institute Lecturer Dr. Aušra Kolbergytė.

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    COVID-19 Effects on Mental Health: How to Respond as Calmly as Possible

    Daily information reaches us about the latest victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why we become anxious about the future. We start thinking about the coming 2nd wave of the pandemic. It is important not only to critically evaluate information sources, but also to find ways to calmly react to the overall panic. That is especially important for those groups most vulnerable- the elderly and those who need special care. Mykolas Romeris University‘s Faculty of Human and Social Studies Vice-Dean for Research Dr. Raminta Bardauskienė provides advice on staying calm during a pandemic.

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    Prof. Černius: Business, Employees & the State - Partners or Opponents?

    Three weeks into the quarantine, it is clearly evident that some companies experience cash flow problems, which are impacting the life of the company. I would say it is necessary to emphasize changes in lifestyle, due to the coronavirus pandemic and not because of the quarantine period or the State of Emergency. Prof. Gintaras Černius discusses the impact of the pandemic and the challenges that await not only for companies, but also for employees after the quarantine ends.

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    Dr. Poškus: What Coronavirus "Taught" Us About Working From Home

    So, in what ways has the coronavirus changed our lives, especially the fact that many of us now work from home? And how does this impact the environment? Dr. Mykolas Simas Poškus, a researcher at MRU's Applied Psychology Research LAB, provides some answers.

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    Prof. Katuoka: Quarantine or State of Emergency - What does International Law Say?

    The world is facing a problem – fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus has touched all countries and only differs in the way the coronavirus is spreading and its result in different countries. Therefore, we can say that the coronavirus pandemics a global problem. That is why resolution of this problem calls for participation of not only separate countries, but also international organizations.

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    Dr. Novikovas: Legal Means Exist to Force People Returning from Abroad to Isolate

    Currently there are efforts underway to find ways to assure that people returning from abroad would adhere to quarantine rules. Forced isolation of those returning from abroad in hotels for a 14-day period is a strict measure and to many of those isolated not acceptable. Due to such a practice, conflicts arise among isolated persons and also among the isolated and officers. As a result, institutions responsible for safety - such as police, must perform functions not necessarily part of their duties.

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    Working Remotely: More Benefits or Risks?

    As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads throughout the world, and taking into account recommendations to isolate and work remotely, more firms and companies are organizing work from home. Public sector institutions are no exception. Even in areas of public services, where up to now it was traditionally thought that it is necessary that there be direct contact between service providers and the user, there is transitioning to working remotely.

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