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Level of satisfaction on online teaching method among undergraduate students – a descriptive cross-sectional study

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Abstract

Introduction: Formal education is the smooth pathway for learning, or gaining of knowledge, skills and values in a controlled atmosphere with the avowed goal of instructing students. The deadly infectious disease COVID-19 had a significant impact on the global economy and education sector forced many schools and colleges to remain closed temporarily. So, many colleges and universities have begun to offer online courses as a viable alternative to traditional face-to-face instruction. Nearly 30% of students were taking a course online with 21% growth rate for online enrollment of the overall higher education student population. Aim and Objective: The aim of the study is to assess the level of satisfaction on online teaching method among undergraduate students with their selected demographic variables. Methodology: The study was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted with 100 undergraduate students selected by using purposive sampling technique. Satisfaction level was assessed by using self-structured Student’s satisfaction scale. Results: 1(1%) of the student was dissatisfied, 1 (1%) of the student was moderately dissatisfied, 67 (67%) of the students were moderately satisfied and 31 (31%) of the students were satisfied with online method of teaching. The overall mean score on level of satisfaction online teaching method was 74.72 ±11.14. Conclusion: Domains such as teaching strategies, student involvement and learning outcome are critical for educational management to achieve higher levels of satisfaction and performance for online courses among students.

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Tamil Elakiya T, S. Kalabarathy. Level of satisfaction on online teaching method among undergraduate students –A Descriptive Cross-sectional study. Cardiometry; Issue 25; December 2022; p.1140-1145; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.25.11401145; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no25-december-2022/level-satisfaction-online

Keywords

Online teaching method,  Undergraduate students and satisfaction
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