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PERCEPTIONS OF STUDENTS REGARDING USE OF GOOGLE CLASSROOM AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL DURING COVID-19
Corresponding Author(s) : Bibi Ruqia
Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews,
Vol. 9 No. 4 (2021): July
Purpose of the study: The main focus of the researcher in the study was to investigate the opinions, views, beliefs, the respondents’ attitudes towards Google Classroom during Covid-19.
Methodology: The study was descriptive. All on Campus enrolled students along with students of affiliated colleges with the University of Lakki Marwat where the population of the study in which all BS level on Campus students were taken as the target population of the study in which the total numbers of (n = 500) respondents comprised of samples as per L.R.Gay formula regarding determining the size of the sample. . A simple random sampling technique was used. Data was collected through a self-developed questionnaire of the 5-Points Likert scale. The validity and reliability of the research instrument were ensured. Data were statistically analyzed through SPSS by using Frequency, Percentage, and Regression.
Main Findings: The key findings of the study reveal that the majority of the respondents were in favor of Google Classroom during Covid-19 at BS level. Those who disagree with the online classes or Google Classroom showed negative concerns regarding it due to lack of facilities required for online classes or lack of resources essential for Google Classroom at the university level but overall, the views of the respondents were in favor of Google Classroom at University level in the University of Lakki Marwat, KP, Pakistan.
Applications of this study: The current study is highly significant for the government of the day in this modern world especially during Covid-19; the study could be quite effective and meaningful for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Policymakers, and HEC to ensure the quality of education at University level.
Novelty/Originality of this study: The existing study is new or unique in the field of education to promote the quality of education during calamities also as Covid-19 etc.
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