Teaching and Learning in the Midst of COVID-19: The Impact of Locus of Control on Emotional and Professional Survival during a Global Pandemic
Keywords:locus of control, resilience, social work
This treatise represents the lived experiences of an assistant professor of social work/MSW admissions director and three first year MSW students as they navigated the COVID-19 pandemic and participated in an online instructional platform. The experiences and adaptive skills of the MSW students are presented in their own voice. The disappointments, distractions, disruptions in family relationships, and absence of actual human interaction with peers and professors are relayed from each contributor’s perspective. Adaptive techniques employed by each student and the assistant professor are discussed from a locus of control perspective. Recommendations for future research are offered as they relate to the emotional and physical concerns experienced by faculty and students during the pandemic.
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NARRATIVES OF PROFESSIONAL HELPING
Cleveland State University
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