Groping Through a Grim Spring

Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic


  • Kathryn Roulston University of Georgia


This autoethnographic essay discusses the author's experiences and reflections on teaching and learning in a college town in the southern US in Spring 2020. What happens to faculty and students and the work of teaching and learning during an unprecedented event such as a pandemic? How do we work alongside the disruptions of everyday routines and suddenly navigate massive social change? The author describes some of the issues that a teacher and her students navigated personally and professionally during a semester of crisis precipitated by a global pandemic.


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Roulston, K. (2021). Groping Through a Grim Spring: Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 5(2), 107–111. Retrieved from