IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE HIGHER EDUCATION IN NEPAL: THE MINDSET OF STUDENTS AND FACULTIES TOWARDS ONLINE TEACHING LEARNING PRACTICE
The study on impact of Covid-19 on the higher education in Nepal: The mindset of students and faculties towards online teaching learning practice. In this response, the main purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of Covid-19 on the higher education in Nepal and its teaching-learning approach. In this study, 300 structured questionnaires were sent amongst students and faculties of MBA Program, young entrepreneurs, banking professionals and others via an online questionnaire set. However, 120 respondents replied very vividly in this research question. 120 respondents were selected by applying a convenience sampling technique. This study is quantitative and qualitative in nature with both explorative and descriptive design. The inquiry has exposed the consequences of a new change in the scope of socio economic environment of different colleges and universities of Nepal. This is related to the perception of MBA students to adapt to online education systems introduced by these colleges, as they both have access to the Internet and technical resources. This sort of mind set and the current situation has greatly accelerated the digitalization of the means of education. Likewise, related institutions as such are also showing their readiness to adapt to this teaching-learning methodology and contribute to the human resource development objectives of a country.