Perception of Undergraduate Students Toward Mode of Learning in Higher Education Institution: The Impact of COVID-19
Keywords:Hybrid Mode Learning, Academic Performances, University
Hybrid mode of learning is an education method that combines online learning and traditional learning (face to face). In semester A212, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was conducted hybrid mode of learning in delivering classes. This selection of method has raised different opinions from the students. Therefore, this study examines the UUM undergraduate students perception towards mode of learning in the university. Convenience sampling method was used to collect the data. While frequency analysis and simple logistic regression analysis were adopted as statistical methods in analysing the data. Whereas R programming, Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) and Excel software was used as data analysis tools. Two hundred sixty-eight (268) UUM undergraduate students were chosen as respondents in this study. They were given a set of question regarding the mode of learning. Student’s academics in the form of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), their major reasons to support and against hybrid mode of learning, student’s preference of study environment, and their total daily hours spending on their study during hybrid mode of learning are investigated to determine the relationship between the mode of learning and respondents CGPA. The result indicates that the major reason that students supported hybrid mode learning is because this mode of learning helps in a way of reducing the internet connection problem. This is because the university took seriously in making sure that the internet facilities is at the best condition. Overall, students have a preference for hybrid mode learning and there is no relationship between total daily hours that they spent on study during hybrid mode learning towards their CGPA.
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