Graduate School Student’s Self-Efficacy in Online Learning in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rommel Royce Cadapan, Darin Jan Tindowen, Marie Jean Mendezabal, Pyrene Quilang

Abstract


The COVID-19 pandemic brought drastic changes in the graduation education. One of the most pressing concerns that graduate education students experience is their adjustment to the online learning modality. This study was conducted to determine their self-efficacy in online learning. A descriptive method of research was employed among 147 graduate school students in Northern Philippines. Results revealed students have high level of self-efficacy towards online learning. Despite their struggles and challenges in online classroom especially along social interactions and communications with their classmates and teachers, still, they are eager to finish respective degree especially that they are confident in the use of their learning management system. In addition, their current level of self-efficacy in online learning varies according to their age, occupation, and online courses previously enrolled.

Keywords


Graduate Education; Graduate School Students; Online Learning; Pandemic; Self-Efficacy

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