E-LEARNING AND STUDENT’S PERCEPTION: AN OUTLOOK OF VIRTUAL CLASSES AMID COVID19 PANDEMIC
This study explains the different dimensions of distance learning and its influence on the perception of students during pandemic. The sample size of this study is 200 students that are enrolled in various universities of Pakistan. The study has discussed the aspects of distance learning as an attempt to predict the behavioral intention toward e-learning among students. This study consider zoom as a platform of distance learning. The data is collected with the help of closed-ended questionnaire which is later analyzed through the Friedman Test and Kruskal Wallis by using the SPSS software. The identified factors of distance learning include perceived usefulness, perceived tech savvy, perceived time flexibility, and perceived ease of access. The implications of this research indicate that all the factors associated with distance learning have a direct and positive relationship with the student’s behavioral intention towards E-learning. It is recommended for the institutes to transform some of their curricular activities from conventional to digital methods of teaching as an attempt to keep the engagement of students high and shaping their behavioral intention.