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American Journal of Educational Research. 2020, 8(11), 878-884
DOI: 10.12691/education-8-11-8
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Students’ Online Learning Readiness and Internet Connectivity: Bases for the Customization of QSU e-Aral

Jay Francis P. Yra1, Rodrigo H. Castillo Jr.1, Romiro G. Bautista2, , Jamina G. Camayang2 and Arben Gibson G. Camayang3

1College of Information Technology and Computing Sciences, Quirino State University, Philippines

2Graduate School, Quirino State University, Philippines

3College of Health Sciences, Quirino State University, Philippines

Pub. Date: November 30, 2020

Cite this paper:
Jay Francis P. Yra, Rodrigo H. Castillo Jr., Romiro G. Bautista, Jamina G. Camayang and Arben Gibson G. Camayang. Students’ Online Learning Readiness and Internet Connectivity: Bases for the Customization of QSU e-Aral. American Journal of Educational Research. 2020; 8(11):878-884. doi: 10.12691/education-8-11-8

Abstract

The declaration of pandemic due to CoViD-19 in March 2020 brought a radical change and shift of instructional modalities in education towards online modality due to the non-contact policy of the Philippine government as well as to the governing board of the Commission on Higher Education. Learning Management System involves synchronous and asynchronous learning modalities that can be offered in online and offline modalities. In this regard, the Quirino State University system tried to determine the online learning readiness of its students in its quest of customizing a Learning Management System - the QSU e-Aral. Employing the survey of the Descriptive Research and Developmental Research designs, the following are known: students at QSU are ready in going online classes except for being focused and being able to manage their time in going online; albeit, most of them lack a-priori online activities; students in QSU Maddela vouched inferior concordances in focusing themselves to online tasks and managing their time when compared to their counterparts in Diffun and Cabarroguis; and students at QSU are burdened with computer and internet rentals in cafes in their locality. Aptly, the proposed QSU e-Aral may be customized to have an offline and online feature to suit best the readiness, needs, and financial capability of QSU students.

Keywords:
readiness online learning learning management system QSUe-Aral

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