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How to Respond in a Pandemic
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How to Respond in a Pandemic
25 Ideas from 25 Disciplines of Study

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September 2020 | 136 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How can an undergraduate college education prepare learners to cope with the current COVID-19 pandemic? This collection of short essays, written by experts in 25 academic fields of study, addresses this very question. Each chapter brings perspective and insight from that discipline, presenting one useful idea and a recommended course of action. This one-of-a-kind resource is ideal for students, instructors, and administrators, particularly during the 2020-2021-academic year when institutions are challenged to continue their educational missions in the midst of a public health crisis that affects every aspect of college life.
 
Annotated Contents
 
Preface
 
The Need for Reader Advocates
Joan Ferrante and Chris Caldeira
1: Know That Things Are Not What They Seem (Sociology)
Sharyn Jones
2: Connect and Reconnect With Food (Anthropology)
Emina Atikovic
3: Look to Science for Answers (Biology)
Isabella Zembrodt
4: Work to Become Resilient (Clinical Counseling)
Mark Neikirk
5: Engage in New Ways (Community Engagement)
Kelly Moffett
6: Slow Down, Pause, Reflect (Creative Writing)
Joan Ferrante and Prince Brown Jr. with poetry and screenwriting by India Hackle
7: Grasp the Deeper Meaning of Social Distancing (Critical White Studies)
John Alberti
8: Change the Story, Change What Is Possible (Cultural Studies)
Elizabeth McMillan-McCartney
9: Embrace the Math You Thought You Would Never Need (Developmental Mathematics)
Robert K. Wallace
10: Read, Write, Make Meaning (English Literature)
Jaime McCauley
11: Don’t Blame the Bats (Environmental Sociology)
Tom Zaniello
12: See the Predictability in the Chaos of Pandemics (Film Studies)
Linda Dynan
13: Behave as if You Are Contagious (Health Economics)
William Landon
14: Discover a Blueprint to See a Way Out (History)
Kevin Kirby
15: Know How Your Information Is Being Shared (Informatics)
Phil McCartney
16: Turn to Mathematics to Know How We Are Doing (Mathematics)
Jason Vest
17: Support the Artists You Turn to in Times of Crisis (Music)
Nana Arthur-Mensah
18: Understand That Crises Can Be Managed (Organizational Leadership)
Yaw A. Frimpong-Mansoh
19: Stand Up for the Marginalized and Vulnerable (Philosophy)
Ryan Salzman
20: Join Together in an Age of Apart (Political Science)
Allyson S. Graf
21: Imagine How the Pandemic Affects Everyone Across the Lifespan (Psychological Science)
Donita Jackson
22: Keep Looking for the Students Who Have Not Connected (School Counseling)
La Shanda Sugg
23: Learn How Trauma Impacts Us (Trauma Studies)
Robert Del Tredici
24: Visualize Social Issues (Visual Arts)
Bo-Kyung Kim Kirby
25: Learn How Another Culture Responds to Crises (World Languages)
 
Notes
 
Index