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Readiness of Tertiary Students in Flexible Learning Approach


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1 Rizal Technological University, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
2 De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila, Philippines
     

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The unexpected happening this 2020 has changed the lives of the people across the world. It changes the way of life. From busy streets every morning to a ghost town in just an announcement from the President. This Pandemic change many norms everyday like the normal purchasing your groceries in the market to online buying of your necessities to avoid direct contact with other people. There are so many precautionary measures to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 to prevent the spread. One of the precautionary measures of all the countries worldwide is the shutdown of physical classes that shifts to virtual classes to cope up with the prevention of the spread. This study was conducted to assess the readiness of the students of the College of Education on the implementation of Flexible Learning Delivery Mode on the First Semester of SY 2020-2021. The conduct of this study was deemed to be of utmost necessity brought about by the need of educational institutions to adapt to the “new normal” in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Results of this study are intended to serve as a basis and guide for the administrators- the College of Education officials in particular, in terms of decision making relative to the loading of the faculty members, scheduling of classes and developing possible programs to support the University’s endeavors on the conduct of Flexible Learning System Delivery. Most frequent number of reasons for not pursuing enrolment in the said semester is due to lack of resources, safety precautions and health risks. However, the majority still would want to pursue studies because tuitions and miscellaneous fees are free.


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COVID-19, Distance Learning, Flexible Learning, Readiness, Tertiary Education.
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Faith Micah D. Abenes
Rizal Technological University, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Dennis G. Caballes
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila, Philippines

Abstract


The unexpected happening this 2020 has changed the lives of the people across the world. It changes the way of life. From busy streets every morning to a ghost town in just an announcement from the President. This Pandemic change many norms everyday like the normal purchasing your groceries in the market to online buying of your necessities to avoid direct contact with other people. There are so many precautionary measures to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 to prevent the spread. One of the precautionary measures of all the countries worldwide is the shutdown of physical classes that shifts to virtual classes to cope up with the prevention of the spread. This study was conducted to assess the readiness of the students of the College of Education on the implementation of Flexible Learning Delivery Mode on the First Semester of SY 2020-2021. The conduct of this study was deemed to be of utmost necessity brought about by the need of educational institutions to adapt to the “new normal” in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Results of this study are intended to serve as a basis and guide for the administrators- the College of Education officials in particular, in terms of decision making relative to the loading of the faculty members, scheduling of classes and developing possible programs to support the University’s endeavors on the conduct of Flexible Learning System Delivery. Most frequent number of reasons for not pursuing enrolment in the said semester is due to lack of resources, safety precautions and health risks. However, the majority still would want to pursue studies because tuitions and miscellaneous fees are free.


Keywords


COVID-19, Distance Learning, Flexible Learning, Readiness, Tertiary Education.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.36039/AA032020003.