Challenges Faced by Students Due to Online Learning during this COVID-19 Pandemic Situation
Dr. Pramila Ramani*, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, India.
Manuscript received on April 28, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on May 05, 2021. | Manuscript published on May 30, 2021. | PP: 1-11 | Volume-5 Issue-9, May 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijmh.I1297055921 | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.I1297.055921
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Abstract: Today we are living in the world of technology we use this in all walks of our life. From 2019 we are facing difficult times in history. Many lost their jobs and people from commercial sector lost their business. Students are learning from home instead of going to schools, colleges or universities. We are all worried about COVID-19 and this has created a stressful situation. This research address the problems of students while learning through online mode. Today in this pandemic situation it is the only mode of teaching and learning. Objectives of the study: To understand the problems faced by students during online learning session. Population of the Study: All students studying in central university of Tamil Nadu is selected as the population of the study. Sample of the Study: Students were selected randomly and questionnaire was administered to them. Data was analysed quantitatively using percentage and graph. This study will be helpful to the educationist for understanding the student’s difficulties during online teaching and learning sessions. This will help them to design online learning session in useful and interesting manner which will benefit the students. Findings of the study: Investigator have prepared fifteen questions both of positive and negative polarity. Points 4 and 5 was taken as students positive opinion on online learning and 1 and 2 points was taken as negative opinion on online learning and point 3 is taken as neither positive nor negative. For seven questions students answered positively and six questions students answered neither positive nor negative and for one question they answered negatively. In one question there was equal load on positive and neither positive nor negative. Therefore for maximum number of questions students answered positively that is they have positive opinion on online learning.
Keywords: COVID-19, Online Learning, Soft Skills For Online Learning And Technology Enabled Learning