COVID-19 updates from Auburn University

Education and Learning Techniques

Elementary education professor Martina McGhee

With schools closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, students and parents alike are adapting to online learning procedures. Parents are learning to provide academic support, while students are immersed in interactive and creative lessons.

Danielle Wadsworth, associate professor, School of Kinesiology
College of Education

Danielle Wadsworth, an associate professor in Auburn University’s School of Kinesiology, leads the Exercise Adherence and Obesity Prevention Lab. Wadsworth aims to develop techniques that make exercise fun and enjoyable, and therefore, more likely that people will regularly engage in the behaviors, and here she answers questions about how parents can keep children physically active while they are out of school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan Kavookjian, assistant professor
Harrison School of Pharmacy

With the news of COVID-19 spreading throughout the United States, most look to health care providers for information on how to treat or cure the disease. Just as important, according to the Harrison School of Pharmacy’s Jan Kavookjian, is learning new preventive healthy habits in our daily lives.

Angela Wiley, professor of human development and family studies
College of Human Sciences

Higher learning institutions across the nation are moving to remote learning and canceling events to limit the spread of COVID-19. Auburn University has transitioned to remote instruction. Angela Wiley shares advice on balancing a new remote learning environment with constant news updates.

Elementary education professors Victoria Cardullo, Martina McGhee, Megan Burton, Sara Demoiny and Octavia Tripp

Educators and parents are having to get creative in how they keep kids engaged in learning during their time away from the classroom. Auburn professors provide parents tips and insights for creating a positive learning environment.

Last updated: May 05, 2020