Oxford students publish ebook to help schoolgoers study at home


When COVID-19 began spreading the world over in March, Peter Wallich, a second-year undergraduate at the University of Oxford, performed discussions and surveys on social media about studying. Studying at home, he came upon, was a giant problem for students from a number of components of the world. So, Peter and three of his associates at the college determined to write a e book that may help students in the course of the pandemic.

Peter, Tom Flatters, Scarlett Whalen and Tejas Acharya, who’s from Bengaluru, printed Learn Better At Home, an ebook designed for secondary faculty students the world over.

“For various reasons, we’ve all self-studied – a lot,” say the authors, “And we realised we could share our experiences in an ebook: We’re sharing key tools, tips, and methods for success in learning at home. Whether you want to succeed in your exams or teach yourself a new subject, this book is here to help.”

Tejas, a second-year undergraduate in Physics says, “At Oxford, apart from the lectures and tutorials, you are encouraged to study a lot on your own. So, we have all done that in our various subjects.”

The ebook covers 4 sections: Mathematics, Chemistry, English and normal. “The four of us divided the book based on our expertise.”

One will pay any quantity (which can go to charity) whereas downloading the book and even get it at no cost. So far, it has been downloaded over 100 occasions and managed to increase over $600.

The e book’s being translated to Spanish and Hindi with some content material tweaked for the respective native readers. Tejas additionally says that he and his associates are planning to conduct an internet workshop on self-studying.

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