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  • Study examines how pandemic-related changes affect college students’ motivation

    Educational psychology professor Jennifer Cromley and graduate student Andrea Kunze standing outdoors

    Despite concerns that the shift to distance learning during the pandemic would adversely impact at-risk college students’ motivation and persistence, a study by educational psychology professor Jennifer Cromley and graduate student Andrea Kunze found that some biology students’ interest in their studies and motivation increased.

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  • Editor’s Note:

    To reach Jennifer Cromley, call 217-244-7620; email jcromley@illinois.edu
    To reach Andrea Kunze, email ajkunze2@illinois.edu

    The paper “Motivational resilience during COVID-19-19 across at-risk undergraduates” is available  online or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1128/jmbe.v22il.2271