Transformation is inevitable, transgression happens by choice
In March 2020, the world experienced significant disruption, leading to a state of stagnation. Established systems and structures came to a halt, rendering much of what humanity had created thus far seemingly irrelevant. However, amidst this upheaval, the internet emerged as a notable exception, retaining its relevance. As the pandemic escalated, human beings adapted to a new norm of remote connectivity, transforming offices, workspaces, and classrooms into virtual environments. This transition marked a powerful yet uncertain era in human history.
Reflection
During the peak of the pandemic, an academic manifesto titled "Beyond Precipice" was crafted, questioning existing pedagogical systems and urging readers to reflect inwardly to shape their own educational future. The manifesto explored various aspects of education, including delivery methods, technology dependence, the relationship between physical and digital spaces, and other pertinent topics.
Research
The first step in creating this manifesto was to understand the true impact of the pandemic on the archaic system of physical classes. Being disconnected from the physical spaces, I decided to initiate the data collection process with the use of social media and in-depth interviews.

Before the pandemic, students followed a tight schedule, consuming around 15 hours of their day. Activities like commuting and meal preparation took up a significant amount of time. However, in the post-pandemic era, restricted movement and changed habits led to a notable time-saving.
Pros and Cons of Remote Classrooms
After exploring multiple directions, 3 questions remained unanswered to me.
1. WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF THE CLASSROOM OF TOMORROW?
2. WHAT FACTORS WILL BE INFLUENTIAL IN CHOOSING THE CLASSROOM OF TOMORROW?
3. CAN THE DIGITAL & PHYSICAL SPACES EVER MERGE?
This curious confusion led me to dive deeper into pedagogical systems and educational structures whilst being firmly rooted in the idea that the classrooms of yesterday are clearly dysfunctional and a transgression is of the utmost need.
Dan Norman's Emotional Response & its adaptation
Gaining a profound insight into how users initially respond to a system proved to be a revelation for me. Dan Norman's Emotional Response framework, which encompasses the triad of Visceral, Behavioral, and Reflective connections, played a pivotal role in comprehending user reactions.
This understanding of emotional response laid the groundwork for addressing the three fundamental questions that had surfaced earlier.
End of Part 1
At this project stage, I reached a personal precipice: thoughts collided and actions ceased to go further. At this point, I decided to take a break and focus on doing better things, like Dalgona coffee. ☕️  Cheers!

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