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A Study to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 Pandemic among the students in a selected college, Puducherry


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1 Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
2 B.Sc. Nursing Final Year Students, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
     

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A quantitative study was conducted to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic among the students in a selected college, Puducherry. The covid pandemic has created significant changes in the teaching-learning process and it has impacted the communication between instructors and students during the online learning. The objectives of the study were to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic and to associate the demographic variables with the effect on communication during online learning of students. A quantitative research approach and descriptive research design were used for this study. A total of 250 samples was chosen by convenient sampling technique. Formal consent was obtained from the respective authority to conduct this study at MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry. Privacy and confidentiality of the information was maintained. A Likert scale questionnaire was used among students to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students. Data was analyzed and interpreted using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study show that regarding overall effect of online learning on communication, the majority (74.8%) of the samples provided neutral response, the minority (7%) of the samples provided positive response and there was a significant association between the number of online classes attended and the effect on communication. The result of the study shows that the online learning has neither positive nor negative impact on communication pattern between instructors and students during online classes. Hence it is concluded that there is a neutral effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic.

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Communication, Effective communication, Online learning, Face-to-face learning, Instructors, Productivity.
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Suvitha
Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
Suriyavani
B.Sc. Nursing Final Year Students, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
Sushmitha
B.Sc. Nursing Final Year Students, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
Suvathini
B.Sc. Nursing Final Year Students, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India
Sweetha
B.Sc. Nursing Final Year Students, College of Nursing, MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry., India

Abstract


A quantitative study was conducted to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic among the students in a selected college, Puducherry. The covid pandemic has created significant changes in the teaching-learning process and it has impacted the communication between instructors and students during the online learning. The objectives of the study were to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic and to associate the demographic variables with the effect on communication during online learning of students. A quantitative research approach and descriptive research design were used for this study. A total of 250 samples was chosen by convenient sampling technique. Formal consent was obtained from the respective authority to conduct this study at MTPG and RIHS, Puducherry. Privacy and confidentiality of the information was maintained. A Likert scale questionnaire was used among students to assess the effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students. Data was analyzed and interpreted using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study show that regarding overall effect of online learning on communication, the majority (74.8%) of the samples provided neutral response, the minority (7%) of the samples provided positive response and there was a significant association between the number of online classes attended and the effect on communication. The result of the study shows that the online learning has neither positive nor negative impact on communication pattern between instructors and students during online classes. Hence it is concluded that there is a neutral effect of online learning on communication between instructors and students during covid-19 pandemic.

Keywords


Communication, Effective communication, Online learning, Face-to-face learning, Instructors, Productivity.

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