The Adoption of Online Learning during the Pandemic: Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions

Authors

  • Kingie G. Micabalo Business and Accountancy - University of Cebu
  • Winnie Marie T. Poliquit Business and Accountancy - University of Cebu
  • Estela V. Ibanez College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College
  • Robert B. Pabillaran College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College
  • Carla A. Malait College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College
  • Jesszon B. Cano Hospitality Management - Bohol Island State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7719/irj.v17i1.750

Keywords:

Education, E-Learning process, student learning and satisfaction, non-experimental descriptive correlational, Mandaue City, Philippines

Abstract

The Covid19 Pandemic has shifted the entire momentum of the traditional education processes into an environment where students experience difficulties in the E-Learning program. This study determines the challenges encountered in the duration of the E-learning and its' effect on students' perceived learning and satisfaction during the Pandemic. The investigation study formulated an aggregate of 313 respondents on a snowball inspecting strategy. Frequency and simple percentage, weighted mean, Chi-Square Test of Independence, and One-way ANOVA were used to treat and interpret the data. The findings revealed that the students encountered difficulties through course quality, peer interactions, learning diversification, user-friendliness, and course design. Additionally, it was revealed that how they perceived these difficulties affects their perceived learning and satisfaction in the E-learning process. It was found out also that a higher level of challenges would associate with dissatisfaction and lower student perception in education. The study concluded that E-learning is a platform that should be present in the teaching and learning modalities in all institutions regardless of the situation. Additionally, the course quality, peer interactions, learning diversification, user-friendliness of the process, and its course contribute to increasing the student's perceived satisfaction in E-learning. Generally, the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic provides a manifestation that to improve student perceived learning and satisfaction; there is a need to intensify the execution in the administration, teachers, and the learning management systems used in a Higher Education Institution.

Author Biographies

Kingie G. Micabalo, Business and Accountancy - University of Cebu

Cebu City, Philippines

Winnie Marie T. Poliquit, Business and Accountancy - University of Cebu

Cebu City, Philippines

Estela V. Ibanez, College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College

Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines

Robert B. Pabillaran, College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College

Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines

Carla A. Malait, College of Technology - Lapu-Lapu City College

Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines

Jesszon B. Cano, Hospitality Management - Bohol Island State University

 Candijay

Published

2021-10-10

How to Cite

Micabalo, K., Poliquit, W. M., Ibanez, E., Pabillaran, R., Malait, C., & Cano, J. (2021). The Adoption of Online Learning during the Pandemic: Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions. JPAIR Institutional Research, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.7719/irj.v17i1.750

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