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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF


Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part K (2016)

Online learning versus classroom instruction

Online learning versus classroom instruction

Chandana Dey
A growing number of students are now opting for online classes. They find the traditional classroom modality restrictive, inflexible, and impractical. In this age of technological advancement, schools can now provide effective classroom teaching via the Web. Compares the learning outcomes of an Internet-delivered course to the educational outcomes of the same course delivered in the classroom. The higher level of cognitive learning achieved by the online group was attributed primarily to the self-selected nature of the online students. Also associated with the higher learning outcomes were the instructional design of the online course that applied adult motivation and learning theories. (AEF) The COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shifted the teaching and learning mode in most tertiary institutions in Ghana from the classroom to online. Accordingly, this present study aimed to compare classroom learning effectiveness during the coronavirus pandemic to the effectiveness before the coronavirus pandemic at the University of Cape Coast. The performance of students in both teaching and learning modes was also compared. This study was a case study research, and both primary and secondary data were employed. The effectiveness was measured using course content, pedagogical approaches, interactivity and assessment, feedback and evaluation.
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International Journal of Applied Research
How to cite this article:
Chandana Dey. Online learning versus classroom instruction. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(12):753-756.
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