Aleksandr N. Kononov
Moscow Regional State University
Anastasia S. Komissarova
Secondary comprehensive school No. 16
Qualitative analysis of attitudes to distance learning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Kononov A.N., Komissarova A.S. Qualitative analysis of attitudes to distance learning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vestnik of Kostroma State University. Series: Pedagogy. Psychology. Sociokinetics, 2021, vol. 27, № 1, pp. 17–23 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.34216/2073-1426-2021-27-1-17-23
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/2073-1426-2021-27-1-17-23
УДК: 159.9.072
Publish date: 2021-02-12
Annotation: Topicality of the study of the attitude to the distance learning format is due to the need to study the impact of such interaction in the “pedagogue-studentˮ system on the quality, motivation and overall satisfaction of students with the learning process. The study involved 120 people from 6 six higher education institutions in Moscow. The use of content analysis allowed us to identify 8 significant contexts (areas) around which the statements of the study participants are grouped: “Roadˮ, “Teachersˮ, “Returnˮ, “Distance learningˮ, “Full-time, full-time attendingˮ, “Training, training formatˮ, “Provided, changedˮ, “Qualityˮ. The results obtained indicate that the main disadvantages of the distance learning format, according to the respondents, are the lack of live communication with teachers, a decrease in the level of motivation and self-organisation, which ultimately has a negative impact on the psychoemotional state of students and the quality of material assimilation. At the same time, among the obvious advantages, there is a reduction in transport and time costs for the road to the place of study, as well as the opportunity to study the material at a convenient time. The results obtained can be used in the development of distance learning programmes for students of higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation.
Keywords: distance learning, COVID-19 pandemic, content analysis, qualitative research, qualitative analysis
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Author's info: Aleksandr N. Kononov, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Moscow Regional State University, Moscow, Russia, alnikkon@mail.ru, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0055-855X
Co-author's info: Anastasia S. Komissarova, teacher-psychologist, Secondary comprehensive school No. 16, Elektrostal, Moscow Region, Russia, nastasia.komissar@yandex.ru