Enquiry into the Online Class Intervention during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case at Shari Higher Secondary School, Paro, Bhutan
Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science,
This paper is a first attempt to study the challenges of online teaching, learning and assessment for teachers and students during the COVID-19 school closure, at Shari Higher Secondary School, Paro. The intervention was on the adoption of online learning as a response to COVID-19, mode of learning presumed as alternative-that need reconsideration and redressing students’ attitudes to this mode of learning. The study was a mixed method approach (both qualitative and quantitative) in nature and used purposive sampling. Data were collected from the students who were actively participating in online classes and all the teachers. The quantitative data was collected using the survey questionnaires as tool to understand the status of online learning in the school. The qualitative study encapsulated the teachers and students perceptions towards the online teaching learning in the school and was collected through open ended questions. Responses from the survey were analyzed using SPSS- descriptive and correlation. The study revealed that for an effective delivery of online teaching, learning and assessment, the mode of instruction needs to be altered, prioritized curriculum needs to be adopted, teachers need to make adjustments in teaching strategies, and students have to be more responsible.
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