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Impacts and Adjustments: Life of Students in Universities in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1109984, PP. 1-12

Subject Areas: Sociology, Higher Education

Keywords: Philippines, COVID-19, Students, Academic Life, Social Life, Emotional Life, Challenges, Coping Strategies

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Due to COVID-19 pandemic, online learning is adopted to continue the goal of education. All students, especially in higher education, experience many challenges and adjustments that affect their mental, social, and emotional well-being. This study aimed to describe the impacts of online learning on students as well as to identify the problems encountered and the coping strategies practiced by the students in studying at some of the universities in the country. This study used descriptive research. Purposive sampling was utilized to identify the respondents. As for the results of the study, online learning has a positive impact on students, especially on their school performance and the improvement of their skills and competencies. Moreover, comprehension of the lessons and practicing self-motivation were the topmost problem and coping strategies experienced by the student, respectively.

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Cruz, M. J. P. (2023). Impacts and Adjustments: Life of Students in Universities in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic. Open Access Library Journal, 10, e9984. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1109984.

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