Academic Crisis during Covid-19: Challenges and Opportunities for the Teachers and Students
Keywords:Academic Crisis, Covid-19, Challenges, Opportunities
The Wuhan originated Covid-19 pandemic has shown the world a new direction. The abrupt advent and severe transmission of the disease trapped the world’s population within the four walls. The socio-political, economic and religious life of people gets affected in a great extent. Likewise, the global educational scenario has to go through a remarkable academic crisis soon after the closure of educational institutions across the globe. The academic crisis brought up a high disruption in the everyday schedule of academics. Teachers and students are to face number of challenges; so far academic life is concerned. Meanwhile, researches have pointed out that, although, teachers and students faced numerous challenges with respect to classroom activities, laboratory work, field work, teacher-taught and peer relationship, etc. the introduction of virtual learning platforms provide varieties of new learning experiences and novel opportunities like individualized learning, self-regulations, and ICT competencies. No doubts, the pandemic opens doors for learning varieties of skills and lessons, however, several studies found digital divide and health problems are another major issues during the pandemic. This paper analyses the research done across the learning communities worldwide and attempted to generalize the circumstances faced by the academics. The paper will be benefitted for the teachers and students to manage the academic activities through the integration of technology and effective learning strategies keeping in mind the limitations of Covid-19 pandemic.
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