North Central College professor interviews with WBBM-AM and NCTV

May 01, 2020

Professor Tammy Wynard discussed e-learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The closing of schools for the remainder of the school year due to COVID-19 has had a wide range of effect on students. North Central College’s Tammy Wynard, assistant professor of health science and department chair of kinesiology, shared her expertise on how to approach e-learning amid the coronavirus pandemic to both WBBM-AM radio** and Naperville Community Television (NCTV).

Many colleges and universities across the nation have switched to remote learning for the remainder of the school year. In doing so, they have also provided their students with mental health resources to help them adjust to the transition.

“I think the college is being really smart about understating the different environments that our students are going to,” said Professor Wynard. “It could be based on family environment, their physical learning space, the maybe furloughed from a job, their family maybe furloughed from a job. And so how can we support the students and be the most flexible?”.

Professor Wynard said faculty at the College have also been more relaxed with deadlines and assignments to help reduce any stress students may be going through during the alerted school year.

Click here to listen to the full WBBM-AM radio interview.

Click here to watch the full NCTV interview.

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Tammy Wynard