Exploring Students’ Readiness in context of Transformation from Traditional to Online Teaching Practices at Higher Education Institutions

Authors

  • Samina Akhtar PhD Scholar , Department of Education , Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Khalid Khurshid Chairman , Department of Education , Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Shazia Noureen PhD Scholar , Department of Education , Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

Keywords:

Online Teaching Practices, Students’ Readiness, Traditional, Transformation

Abstract

This study analyzed students ‘perceived readiness at Higher Education Institutions in Pakistan. A quantitative approach was used to collect data through survey method from 368 students (151 males and 217 females) from five public sector Higher education institutions of South Punjab, Pakistan. The scale adopted in this study Online Learning Readiness (OLRS) was designed by Hung et al. (2010).The gathered data was analyzed by using SPSS. The collected data revealed that students were highly prepared for online learning and were successful and confident in their online educational endeavors. However, a significant difference was observed in opinion of male and female respondents on five dimensions of scale. In present study, male students exhibited more readiness than female students. These findings will help institutions and teachers with providing further training to improve students' digital skills, ensuring the improvement of learning practices in new online environments, and implementing guidelines and policies.

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Published

2022-06-30

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Akhtar, S., Khurshid, K., & Noureen, S. (2022). Exploring Students’ Readiness in context of Transformation from Traditional to Online Teaching Practices at Higher Education Institutions. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 6(2), 138–145. Retrieved from https://ojs.pssr.org.pk/journal/article/view/122