Online Learning Experiences during Covid-19: Perspectives of University Students and Teachers
Author(s) : Mamoona Fatima, Seerat Batool, Tasmia Rafiq
This descriptive study aimed to explore the online learning experiences during Covid-19 from the Perspective of University Students and Teachers. The sample for the study was 360 with convenience sampling. Focus group discussion was conducted with university students to develop a questionnaire for students and an interview of university teachers about online teaching was conducted. The content and face validity of the instruments were ensured by 4 experts. The data of 360 respondents were analyzed using percentage, frequency, and means. The study found that the majority of the students were satisfied with the online learning system and learned many skills. University teachers also learned multiple skills but faced barriers also during online teaching. It is recommended that university teachers should adopt strategies for motivating students to participate in class discussions. Moreover, online system can be made more effective if university students are given practical tasks to avoid copy-paste issues in examination
Keywords: Online learning experiences, Teachers’, and students’ perspectives.