Exploring the Experiences of Physical Education Teachers during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Authors: Charity Ronamo
Country: Philippines View / Download Full Text PDF File
Abstract: This study examined the difficulties of running online class of the Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology Physical Education teachers during the COVID-19 Pandemic and used the findings to develop an intervention plan to address these difficulties. Five Physical Education teachers from different colleges or departments participated in this study. All of them have three or more years of teaching experience. A qualitative case study method employing phenomenological procedures to collect and analyze the data was used. The difficulties of running online Physical Education classes included: (1) Slow internet connection, (2) Outdated device and software, and (3) Late submission of students’ outputs. To address the different problems and facilitate effectively the online Physical Education Classes, use of messaging apps which use least amount of data, giving considerations to students by giving more examples and peer tutoring were employed by the teachers as coping mechanisms. An intervention plan was developed to address these difficulties.
Keywords: Corona Virus Disease-19 Pandemic, Online learning, Physical Education Teachers, COVID-19
Paper Id: 1283
Published On: 2021-11-09
Published In: Volume 9, Issue 6, November-December 2021
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