Challenges resulting from simultaneous online education during the "Covid-19" pandemic: the case of King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia

Authors

  • Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh King Khalid University

Keywords:

Online learning, COVID-19 pandemic, qualitative study, studentes

Abstract

The spread of the new Corona virus has led to the closure of direct educational activities and the transition to distance learning. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the effectiveness of distance learning in the shadow of the Coronavirus pandemic in Saudi Arabia. A qualitative study was conducted by distributing an electronic questionnaire to the college students to find out their opinions about distance learning. The statistical analysis program SPSS was used to obtain the results. The content analysis revealed the challenges that faced students at Karak University College, and the method of online learning was well received by them. All participants agreed that distance learning saves time and that its performance has improved due to increased time use. However, they indicated that they faced some challenges including methodology, content perception, technology, and behavioral challenges during the online courses and exams.

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2021-08-26

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Khasawneh, M. A. S. (2021). Challenges resulting from simultaneous online education during the "Covid-19" pandemic: the case of King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia. Science and Education, 2(8), 414-430. Retrieved from https://openscience.uz/index.php/sciedu/article/view/1774