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Volume 5 , Issue 2 , December 2021 , Pages: 129 - 132
The Perception of Students on the Emotional Effects of the COVID-19 and the Transition to the Online Higher Education at the State of Guerrero, Mexico
Delia Inés Dominguez García, Natural Sciences College, Autonomous Guerrero State University, Chilpancingo Guerrero, México
Fernando Romero Torres, Doctorate in educational Management, Villavicencio University Center, Cuernavaca Morelos, México
Fernando Rosario Domínguez, Veterinary College, Mesoamerican University, Cuernavaca Morelos, México
Rodrigo Rosario Cruz, Natural Sciences College, Autonomous Guerrero State University, Chilpancingo Guerrero, México
Received: Dec. 6, 2021;       Accepted: Dec. 25, 2021;       Published: Dec. 31, 2021
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20210502.20        View        Downloads  
Abstract
The advance of COVID-19 has forced the Latin American and the Caribbean countries to close educational institutions at the preschool, elementary and junior high school levels. In Mexico, in addition, public and private universities were closed, for this reason, it is important to make a diagnosis of the impact associated with confinement measures and social distancing due to COVID-19. The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of COVID-19 on the academic performance and emotional health of the student population of the Natural Sciences College from the Guerrero State University in the context of the transition from face-to-face education to an online educational model. The study was conducted with a population of 88 students by applying an online survey of exploratory, descriptive, non-experimental design. According to the results, it is concluded that: It is necessary to reinforce the training of the teaching staff to guarantee a better quality transition towards the online education model, since there are deficiencies with regards to the management of virtual platforms and different digital resources. Students do not have an optimal connectivity nor technological resources, which is a limitation to carry out their academic activities to guarantee an effective learning, since some of them lack computer equipment and internet access which places them in a state of vulnerability. Respondents consider that the pandemic is a serious or extremely serious event that has modified their lifestyle and also reported to have symptoms of anxiety, stress or being scared and worried, which can have negative effects on their academic performance.
Keywords
Student Perception of COVID-19, Transition to Online Classes, Emotional Effects of COVID-19, Students Perception, Online Education
To cite this article
Delia Inés Dominguez García, Fernando Romero Torres, Fernando Rosario Domínguez, Rodrigo Rosario Cruz, The Perception of Students on the Emotional Effects of the COVID-19 and the Transition to the Online Higher Education at the State of Guerrero, Mexico, American Journal of Education and Information Technology. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2021, pp. 129-132. doi: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20210502.20
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