A SURVEY STUDY OF IMPACT OF COVID19 ON CURRENT EDUCATION: STUDENTS PERSPECTIVE

Shivraj Jadhav, Amol Dhondage, Pratik Patil, Khanderao Jadhav, Deepak Sonawane

Abstract


Background: On the verge of COVID 19 educational activities are suspended. Examinations are cancelled in Maharashtra state of India. Students are in sticky situation. The aim of current study is to evaluate effect of COVID19 on education.

Method: Questionnaire was prepared in google form, distributed through online mode and responses were collected from diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate students of various branches like pharmacy, engineering and science of Nashik region of Maharashtra state, India by random sampling.

Result: 373 responses were recorded. 43.7% students find online education useful in this situation. 71.6% students responded that google classroom is useful tool for online education. 62.5% students think that lack of internet connection is major hurdle in online education. Though online education find its important, 52.3% students think that conventional method is good for education. About 76.9% students think that COVID19 pandemic pushed them towards self study. 68.1% students think that examinations should have been conducted for fair assessment. Job opportunity in future will be hampered, is said by 75% of final year students.    

Conclusion: Online education is proving its importance. But overall system is needs to be oriented towards online education. COVID19 may produce less job opportunities.   


Keywords


COVID19, Examinations, Google form, Lockdown, Online education, Students.

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