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COVID-19 Course Resource Guide

We're in This Together: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Lesson Materials

April 27 - Coronavirus: Where are the Solutions

Dr. Ellen Arnold, Dr. Sean Kay, and Dr. Randy Quaye host a panel discussion, where they field questions about how the country and world can come together and find solutions to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Video Lecture

Assigned Readings

April 29: COVID Connection: The Ecology of a Pandemic

Dr. Anderson will discuss the coronavirus from the perspective of a practicing ecologist, highlighting the web of interactions between viral biology, wildlife, land-use change, and human behavior that triggered the current pandemic. For more information check out this brief summary of the issue from Dr. Anderson. 

Video Lecture: 

Assigned Readings

Recommended Databases

Can't get enough? These databases have up-to-date scientific and academic research that can help you dig much deeper into any topic. Please note that OWU login credentials are required unless the resource is marked as open access. Please check your local public library for more resources.

April 27 - Coronavirus: Where are the Solutions

April 29: COVID Connection: The Ecology of a Pandemic

Search Terms

Knowing what terms to use to search for resources on COVID19 is half the battle. For this week's lectures, we would recommend starting with the following keywords. 

April 27 - Coronavirus: Where are the Solutions

  • Public Health
  • Global Health
  • Disease Outbreak Control
  • Pandemic Response
  • Epidemiology 

April 29: COVID Connection: The Ecology of a Pandemic

  • Zoonoses
  • Viral Spillover
  • Bats AND Coronavirus
  • Viruses AND Deforestation
  • Intermediate Hosts AND Coronavirus
  • Wildlife Trade AND Infectious Disease