COVID-19 and online behaviors in higher education: A comparative study of an Iranian, Omani and Malaysian Universities

  • Rouhollah Khodabandelou PhD, Department of Instructional and Learning Technology, College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. Email: r.bandelou@squ.edu.my
  • Azadeh Amoozegar PhD, Centre of Post Graduate Studies, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. azadeh.amoozegar@limkokwing.edu.my
  • Zahra Pourjafarian PhD Student, Department of Educational Studies, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. zahra.purjafariyan@gmail.com
Keywords: Covid-19, Higher education, Online Teaching, Oman, Malaysia, Iran

Abstract

The outbreak of the COVID-19 in early 2020 caused most of higher learning institutions to close the campuses and forced them to initiate online teaching and learning. Since, regular classrooms are temporarily empty, this paper focuses on the online education experiences of three Asian universities during the COID-19 pandemic. For the purpose of the current study from each case, Up to Six (6) specific instructional strategies are presented in each case. The strategies summarized current online teaching experiences which can be used by other faculty members in similar circumstances.

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Published
2020-12-15
How to Cite
Khodabandelou, R., Amoozegar, A., & Pourjafarian, Z. (2020). COVID-19 and online behaviors in higher education: A comparative study of an Iranian, Omani and Malaysian Universities. International Journal of Research in Educational Sciences. (IJRES), 4(1), 271 - 284. Retrieved from http://iafh.net/index.php/IJRES/article/view/257
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