Learning Experiences of Students from Sindh and Balochistan About Online Learning during Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis

Pakistan Journal of Distance And Online Learning

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Title Learning Experiences of Students from Sindh and Balochistan About Online Learning during Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis
 
Creator u Rehman, Inam
Siddiqua, Naila
Waheed, Zarina
 
Description Abstract
This research study explored the learning experiences of the students of government schools of Sindh province and private schools of Balochistan about online learning during Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Qualitative research methodology through a semi-structured online interview and focused group discussions was adopted for answering research questions. Through purposive sampling, sixteen students of federal public schools of Karachi and fifteen students from private schools of Balochistan were selected for interviews. Three focused group discussions were conducted among the participants from Karachi and two among the participants of Quetta. The qualitative raw data were transcribed, categorized and themes were generated. The findings of this study concluded that digital social media leaves deep impacts on the teaching and learning process of students. It is widely considered as a good initiative and appropriate alternative approach by saving and retaining the educational activities possibly from huge educational loss. Although these online classes have some limitations, they serve as a healthy and innovative approach reaching to students. Study recommends that the platforms of digital social media should be enhanced across the country both in rural and urban setting. Government should invest in technology based teaching and learning in order to train for such unfamiliar and sudden crisis.

Keywords: Learning Experiences, Online Classes, COVID-19 Pandemic, Pedagogy
 
Publisher Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad
 
Contributor
 
Date 2021-01-04
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal.aiou.edu.pk/journal1/index.php/PJDOL/article/view/948
 
Source Pakistan Journal Of Distance And Online Learning; Vol 6, No 2 (2020): Pakistan Journal of Distance and Online Learning
2415-2021
2415-2013
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journal.aiou.edu.pk/journal1/index.php/PJDOL/article/view/948/102
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Pakistan Journal Of Distance And Online Learning
 

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