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Jerrwin C. Aguinaldo1, Alvin George C. Cobar2, Heildenberg C. Dimarucot3,4

1De La Salle University, Department of Physical Education, Manila, Philippines
2Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Schools Physical Education Program, Quezon City, Philippines
3San Beda University Manila, Human Kinetics Department, Manila, Philippines
4Far Eastern University, Department of Graduate Studies and Transnational Education, Institute of Education, Manila, Philippines

Learning Effectiveness and Satisfaction Selfreport of College Online Physical Education (OLPE) Students in the Philippines in Time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Sport Mont 2022, 20(3), 67-73 | DOI: 10.26773/smj.221011


Physical Education was among the badly hit courses as different countries implement systemic quarantine to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The Philippines is not spared by this measure, migrating the education system to remote and online methods. Pursuing schools and instruction during a lockdown, this study intends to explore how the online learning implementation process is perceived and how different factors play in this unprecedented educational climate. One thousand four hundred four Physical Education students (N=1404) participated in an online survey using a modified OLQ-TLP questionnaire, comprising 11 categories of 42 quality indicators namely: Instruction (I), learning content (LC), course design (CD), knowledge acquisition (KA), ability to transfer (ATT), learning support (LS), social presence (SP), learning platform (LP), instructor interaction (II), learner interaction (LI) and learner satisfaction (L-Sat). Results showed student satisfaction reports outside the capital are significantly lower than their counterparts in the capital. Female students reported significantly higher satisfaction scores than males in the Instruction, Learning Content, Course Design, Knowledge Acquisition, and Ability To Transfer categories. Using One-way ANOVA, findings also revealed significantly low satisfaction reports as the students aged. Lastly, Knowledge Acquisition, Learner Interaction, and Ability To Transfer were strongly associated with overall learner satisfaction reports, validating previous reports that human-to-human interaction is a strong indicator of online learning satisfaction. While hybrid education is looming and here-tostay post-pandemic, further studies on how students learn better outside the classroom are promoted, especially in countries with educational equity interests like the Philippines.


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