Teacher’s Prospective on Effectiveness of Mobile Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Secondary Classes of Norbuling CS, Bhutan

  • Dorji N Ministry of Education, BHUTAN
  • Sonam Wangchuk Zhemgnag LSS, Zhemgang, BHUTAN
Keywords: COVID-19, mobile teaching, online mode, Bhutan

Abstract

Mobile teaching in general understood as to reach the un-reach and make the learning possible using different methods within short period of time. Mobile teaching is about planning and executing learning through mobile devices. When the country was hit by the first COVID 19, case in 6th March 2020 the education institution went under closure strictly instructed teachers to follow mobile teaching. As it was the new practices, many teachers and students took time to adapt to the new situation at first but as time went by, they slowly took a satisfactory turn to adjust to the mobile teaching with great difficulties. But still it is not proven at what level the teachers and students are comfortable with the mobile teaching. The study was carried out on 42 teachers currently teaching secondary classes (I-VIII) using online mode to find out the effectiveness of mobile teaching. Finding reveals that the use of mobile teaching in learning associate with great achievement during the school closure though contact teaching was found to be much effective in students learning. The finding also shows large number of female teachers (about 90 percent) are comfortable with mobile teaching and only few male teachers are having difficulties in using the new platform of teaching.

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Published
2021-01-30
How to Cite
Dorji N, & Sonam Wangchuk. (2021). Teacher’s Prospective on Effectiveness of Mobile Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Secondary Classes of Norbuling CS, Bhutan. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 8(1), 221-225. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.8.1.25