DOI :10.26650/B/ET07.2023.004.06   IUP :10.26650/B/ET07.2023.004.06    Full Text (PDF)

A Survey on Online University Teaching During Covid-19 Lockdown

Jan GuncagaMária Belešová

The proposed chapter highlights some of the challenges that university students faced during the COVID-19 lockdown. Selected university students from the Faculty of Education, Comenius University in Bratislava were interviewed to share their personal experiences with online teaching and learning. Almost all students had no earlier experience in online education. All collected written answers received from students were categorized. Several categories were created and coded according to their frequency of occurrence. The aim of this introductory small-scale study is to provide a basis for future research on the impact of COVID-19 on education and to assist educational providers in foreseeing and eliminating possible problems that may be encountered by lecturers when establishing an online educational environment. The qualitative survey results indicate that many difficulties with online education are related to the social aspects of learning as well as to personal, family and health issues. Further research conducted in other countries is recommended for comparison purposes.


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