ROLE OF ONLINE EDUCATION IN STUDENT PERFORMANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC (COVID-19): STUDY OF PUBLIC SECTOR COLLEGES IN KARACHI
Keywords:Online Education, Public Sector Colleges, Student Performance, Pandemic (covid-19)
A catastrophic phenomenon has been witnessed the world recentlyin the shape of pandemic Covid-19. This unpercedent phenomenon became fatal one for the educational sector particularly . Hence this study attempted to analyse the role of online education in studentsperformance who study in public sector colleges of karachi during the pendamiic covid-19. So far, the nature of this study is causal and the quantitive in it’sapproach.A convenient sampling technique was used to collect the responses from 122 respondents determined through Gaaskin technique. Further, pre-designed adopted questionnaires have been used to collect the responses.Moreover, Stuctural Equation Modeling (SEM) has been used for data analyses.Thus the results of the study argued that students have faced technical problems. Administrative support in online education was also lacking.Students were facing problems in maintaining their privacy while studying online.These online education hindrances inpublic sector colleges of Karachi produced unsatisfactory impression but a significant role of online education in students performance among the public sector colleges of Karachi. This study provides insights for the future research if the college education department remove the hurdeles would yield increase in student performance.