The Chronicle of Higher Education has made a special collection of useful articles free for faculty to help them help students deal with the unique challenges of the pandemic.
"Coping with Coronavirus: How Faculty Can Support Students in Traumatic Times" (pdf) is availble for download and includes the following articles:
- "Shock, Fear, and Fatalism": "As coronavirus prompts colleges to close, students grapple with uncertainty."
- "10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning": "Because professors play a key role in students' retention, staying connected is crucial."
- "Let's Add Compassion to Our Online Curriculum": "Karen J. head explains why it's essential now to emphasize human interactions in teaching."
- "How to Help a Student in a Mental-Health Crisis": "Faculty members aren't counselors, but can still guide a struggling student."
- "How to Make Your Online Pivot Less Brutal": "Kevin Gannon offers tips on navigating the strange new normal."
- "Linking Course Content to the World Around Us": "Small changes in teaching can help students make connections."
- "Resources": "The Chronicle's Teaching newsletter discusses how to help students keep learning through a disruption."
- "Learning from Crisis": "Read how colleges that have been through shootings, opioid deaths, and other crises have handled sensitive student concerns."