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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Perceptions of Students about Change in Medical Education


1 Dr. BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, Mohali, India
2 Government Medical College (GMC), Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Divya Goel
Dr BR Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, 56A, Sec 56, near Civil Hospital, Sector 57, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, 160055 Mohali, Punjab
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AMJM.AMJM_11_22

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Objectives: The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted teaching in a variety of institutions, especially in medical schools. Online learning became the main method of teaching during the COVID pandemic. After 12 weeks of online teaching and online learning, a study was conducted to know about the student’s perception regarding online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Materials and Methods: A study was conducted by distributing an online questionnaire to medical students. At the end of the survey, summarized data from a google spreadsheet were analyzed. Descriptive statistics and t-test analysis were used for data analysis. Results: Overall, 460 students answered the questionnaire. According to the respondents’ answers, the main advantages of online learning were the ability to stay safely at home (68.56%), meet academic requirements (26.65%), and the opportunity to beat the boredom of lockdown (4.79%). The majority of respondents chose a lack of interactions with teachers (59.52%). Overall, 51.74% respondents did not want online learning to continue after the COVID pandemic. Conclusions: Online learning is a powerful tool for teaching medical students. However, for its successful implementation, a well-thought-out plan and a more active approach is required.


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