Resources in Response to Coronavirus
Psychological Tips for Managing Coronavirus Concerns from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health, UMass Amherst
Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Sciences Administration)
Disruption-Resilient Instruction from the Office of the Provost UMass Amherst
Cavanagh, Sarah Rose. “How I’m Spending my Pandemic Summer Vacation.”
DeRosa, Robin. “Values-Center Instructional Planning.”
Pedagogies of Care offers practical and engaging advice on online teaching on a variety of topics, keeping in mind accessibility, inclusion, design, teaching, collaborative practices, assessment, and more. The website links to books, audiobooks, articles, videos, etc.
Darby, Flower. “5 Ways to Connect with Online Students.”
Darby, Flower. "6 Quick Ways to Be More Inclusive in a Virtual Classroom."
Matthews, Maximillian. “Centering Students’ Needs.”
A variety of materials are produced for instructors to distribute to first-year students each semester. Links for past documents are below.
“What I like most about this RAP course is the instructor's enthusiasm on the subject and his clear understanding of the subject matter. I also like how he facilitates natural, meaningful discussions and I always feel like I can contribute my thoughts and ideas confidently..” -Fall 2017 student