Ergonomic Tips for Remote Learning

Original post from: UC Berkeley – Be Well At Work

When a student is provided with a laptop computer or other device, to aid in the learning process, there are some things to consider for reducing stresses to their body. Here are some good practices to follow so they do not develop bad habits now that can contribute to discomfort down the road.

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Things to Consider

  • Cognitive overload is reduced by changing positions frequently and building in play
    and physical movement time.
  • Creating a structured day helps develop a stimulating routine for younger students.
  • Using headphones can improve posture and focus but remember to keep the volume
    at 60% of the range to save the eardrums.
  • Protect the eyes by following the 20/20/20 rule – every 20 minutes look at something
    20 feet away for 20 seconds.