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A Structural Approach to E-learning During COVID–19 Pandemic

Zeb Fatima
General Foundation Programme
Oman College of Management & Technology
Muscat, Oman



This research work explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on classrooms teaching in school and colleges and on finding e-learning solution to ensure the continuity of the teaching process. The physical presence of the student in the classroom has been hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The only way in which the classes can continue is through online teaching programmes. This research tries to examine how effective is online teaching in a higher educational institution in Oman and worldwide. Here we will see the three dimensions of online education, namely (a) preparation, (b) execution, and (c) verification. Verification leads to negative and positive results. These results reflect real-life experiences and ideas shared by the stakeholders, the instructors, and the students who participate in online classes. We will also explain and examine various challenges and solutions involved in making this system more effective. This study gives us an insight into the mechanism, dimensions, and strategies of E-learning.
Keywords: COVID-19, Dimensions, E-learning, Online teaching, Pandemic

Cite as:  Fatima, Z.  (2020). A Structural Approach to E-learning During COVID–19 Pandemic.  Arab World English Journal(AWEJ).
Proceedings of 2nd MEC TESOLConference 2020. 252- 258.


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Mrs Zeb Fatima is a TEFL Lecturer in the General Foundation Programme Department, Oman
College of Management & Technology, Oman. She holds a Master’s Degree in English
Language and Literature from Annamalai University, India. Her research interests include
academic advising and Importance of independent learning & critical thinking for college
students in context with Oman.