Exploring Students’ Experience on Distance Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bauchi State Nigeria

  • Umar Ibrahim Aliyu Department of Vocational & Technology Education, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Bauchi State, NIGERIA
  • Umar Isah Muhammad Department of Vocational & Technology Education, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Bauchi State, NIGERIA
  • Muhammad Adamu Auta Department of Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikwe University Awka, Anambra State, NIGERIA
  • Aminu Kawu Muhammed NDE/MDGs Skills Acquisition Center, Michika, Adamawa State, NIGERIA
Keywords: Covid-19, Students’ Experience, Distance education, Secondary schools

Abstract

This study aims to reveal the experiences and obstacles on distance education faced by students during the Covid-19 pandemic in Bauchi State Nigeria. A phenomenological research was adopted for the study through shorter case interview. Ten (10) senior secondary school students were selected through purposeful and snow-ball sampling for the study. Thematic analysis was used to synthesize the data collected and highlight key findings. The results indicate that the students views were categorized into positive and negative while the obstacles faced were technical, pedagogical, environment and longing for school. Recommendations were offered to overcome and understand these obstacles to benefit teachers, students and curriculum developers in the future.

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Published
2021-12-16
How to Cite
Aliyu, U. I., Muhammad, U. I., Auta, M. A., & Muhammed, A. K. (2021). Exploring Students’ Experience on Distance Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bauchi State Nigeria. Asian Journal of Assessment in Teaching and Learning, 11(2), 93-102. https://doi.org/10.37134/ajatel.vol11.2.9.2021