Coping with changes to a disrupted semester

Delaney Henson

University of Louisville student Delaney Henson shares her unique perspective on the recent disruption in education, including peer reactions, the changes to her courses, and general advice on coping with the uncertainty.

While she feels “pretty prepared” for online learning, she also balances that with the amount of self-motivation and teamwork it will take to make this new learning environment a success.

Tell us a little bit about yourself

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What is happening on your campus and how has that affected you?

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What is the sentiment from your peers/friends?

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How are your courses changing?

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What tools are you using to help you get through the rest of the semester?

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What is your advice for other students?

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About the author
Delaney Henson

Delaney Henson

Delaney Henson is a sophomore at the University of Louisville, majoring in Communications and minoring in Marketing and Creative Writing. She serves as the university’s Pearson Campus Ambassador and Pearson’s Southeast Regional Coordinator for the PCA Program. Delaney is an Honors Scholar, as well as a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority. She volunteers weekly with students at a public elementary school in the city of Louisville, and often at Louisville’s own Heuser Hearing Institute, helping children with hearing loss and speech and language disorders. She believes that there is immense value in all forms of communication, and she intends to pursue a career in Publishing. In her free time, Delaney loves to read and write, as well as spend time with her family in her hometown of Sycamore, Illinois.


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