An Exploration of the Attitude and Readiness of Students towards Online Learning Experiences at University Level
Online learning is a new wave of learning techniques. The main aim of the study was to investigate students' attitude towards online learning at public universities; to compare the attitude of bachelors, and master students towards online learning at public universities; to identify the problems faced by students in online learning at public universities and to give suggestions for improving online learning at public universities. The nature of that study was descriptive. A survey method was used for data collection from students. The population of the current study was all students studying in public universities of Punjab. The sample was taken through random sampling. Four universities were selected randomly. The total sample size was 2000. A questionnaire was administered to measure students' attitudes towards online learning at public universities. The validity of the research tool was as assured by six experts. Descriptive statistics were used for demographic analysis of the sample. The t-test of independent samples was applied for the comparison of views of BS/MSc students about online learning. Findings of the study reveal that there was students' positive attitude towards online learning at public universities during the period of COVID 19. Based on findings it was recommended that awareness about online learning should be enhanced.