ATTITUDE AND PROBLEM OF SCHOOL STUDENTS OF RURAL AND URBAN AREA TOWARDS REMOTE LEARNING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Biswajyoti Sarmah, Ali Bordoloi, Mousumi Sarma, Dr. Amit Choudhury

Abstract


The present paper investigates attitude and problem of school students of rural and urban area towards remote learning during Covid-19 pandemic. The study design was descriptive in nature which was focused to school students aged between 12 to 16 years and the primary quantitative data was obtained by self-administered questionnaire through online and offline survey method. During the lockdown period of COVID-19 the whole education system from elementary to higher level has been collapsed not only in India but across the globe. Various stakeholders such as government and private organizations are trying their best to promote remote learning and educational institutions have shifted their base to virtual platforms to conduct classes online. Promoting remote learning is an essential need of hour for the society to cope with inevitable socio-economic changes and to enable more learner-centric ‘constructivist’ learning models as well. This paper highlights how absolute attainment of this medium of learning is largely depends on its easy accessibility by everyone belong to different socio-economic background and receives positive outcome. Both the positive and negative attitude and problems of rural and urban area school students in using remote learning are studied and compared. 

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Attitude and problem, COVID-19, Remote learning, Rural and Urban area, School students.

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