COVID-19 contingency plans: The impact on students' future choices

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Abstract

This paper explores the views and experiences of students after the transition from face-to-face to online learning as a result of Covid-19 contingency plan. Most importantly, almost a year since the transition, the study explores the perceived student benefit or loss that occurred through online learning - in a private university in Cyprus. Also, the study examines how the transition is likely to influence students' future education choices. A computer-administered questionnaire was sent to undergraduate students in the field of computing and management. The findings suggest that although students enjoyed several aspects of online learning (such as the recorded lecturers), the overwhelming majority believes that face-to-face is superior. The results of the study may assist educators adjust or enrich their post-pandemic learning offerings accordingly.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2021
EditorsThomas Klinger, Christian Kollmitzer, Andreas Pester
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages1737-1742
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728184784
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 2021
Event2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2021 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 21 Apr 202123 Apr 2021

Publication series

NameIEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON
Volume2021-April
ISSN (Print)2165-9559
ISSN (Electronic)2165-9567

Conference

Conference2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2021
Country/TerritoryAustria
CityVienna
Period21/04/2123/04/21

Keywords

  • Online Learning
  • Pandemic
  • Student Survey
  • Transition Covid-19

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