Perceptions of Teachers on the Different Strains of Online Modalities of Learning: An Adoption to New Normal
Philippine new normal of education requires different learning modalities as suggested by the Department of Education to address the cause of pandemic. Online modality of learning is one of the adoptions that is to be considered. It is for this reason that this study was conducted to investigate the teacher’s level perceptions on the different strains of online modalities of learning as an adoption to new normal. It utilized quantitative approach using modified-adopted questionnaire as the primary instrument. Results revealed that the comfort and confident level of teachers on the integration of technology in the classroom indicated that the respondents are somewhat confident and comfortable in using technology. Further, age and years of teaching profile of the respondents is insignificant to the teacher’s level of perception towards the strain that they may face while integrating technology for online learning. However, it is also showed that the confidence and comfort levels of the teacher in using technology in teaching have no relationship in their perception on the different strains on online learning and can be treated separately. Thus, strains that the schools may face in adopting online learning modality should be taken into consideration by every school and the government itself for the success of education.
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