Anxiety in Online Classes, Learning Style and Student’s Satisfaction Among University Students in Current Pandemic of COVID-19
24 Feb, 2022
31 Mar, 2023
COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to impact all races of life, especially the educational landscape of the world. Where it arose many health-related concerns, it also resulted in anxiety among students due to shift in mode of learning from physical to virtual. Thus, the present study was designed with the aim to investigate anxiety in online classes, learning styles, students’ satisfaction during COVID-19. A total sample of 155 participants was recruited from different universities of Lahore, Pakistan. Measures of Online Course Anxiety Scale (Bolliger & Halupa, 2011), Learning Style Scale (Abdollahimohammad & Ja’afar, 2014), and Student Satisfaction Scale (Bolliger & Halupa, 2011) were used to assess the study variables. Correlational research design and purposive sampling technique was employed. Findings revealed negative relationship of anxiety in online classes with students’ satisfaction and performance. Anxiety in online classes significantly negatively predict students’ satisfaction and performance. Learning styles positively predict students’ satisfaction. Learning style moderate the existing relationship between anxiety in online classes and students’ satisfaction. The findings of the present study applicable in the field of educational psychology and facilitate the teachers and students to design more effective strategy to enhance the quality of e-learning in current pandemic.
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