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Challenges Facing Online Learning During COVID-19

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Technology became the main pillar of our life. This importance has increased during the spread of COVID-19. This study came to reveal the challenges that face online learning during COVID-19 period. To achieve the study aims, the researchers used a qualitative approach to explore the factors and the teaching strategies that influence students, engagement in the online learning from the perspective of teachers and students. They were selected from different schools and background were selected to participate in this study survey. SPSS was used to analyze the data. The results showed that there is no difference between male and female in using online learning. There are challenges such as the negative attitudes toward online learning. They don’t have enough competences to use it. The result showed that students, teachers, parents didn’t prepare well to the closure. The study recommended that the Ministry of education should enforce the schools’ infrastructure on the other. Besides, students have to employ their smart and digital tools in benefit way. They also have to recognize the importance of online learning during crises as a suitable solution to many challenges by enhancing their ICT skills.

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  • COVID-19
  • Challenges of learning
  • Online learning
  • Emergency remote learning

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We would like to express our thanks and appreciations to our professors Dr. Saida Affouneh, Dr. Soheill Salha, Dr. Zuheir N Khlaif and Dr. Daniel Burgos for their teaching, and providing generous and valuable experience during the preparation for this research. This research could not have been written without their support until the end so thank you very much.

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Tarteer, S. et al. (2022). Challenges Facing Online Learning During COVID-19. In: Burgos, D., Affouneh, S. (eds) Radical Solutions in Palestinian Higher Education. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0101-0_10

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