Evaluation of Al-Quds Open University for e-learning in light of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) Pandemic from the Point of View of Postgraduate Students who Underwent the Experiment

  • Mai Hassan Atiya PhD in educational and psychological counseling


The study aims to evaluate the electronic experience of postgraduate students - Masters; Those who underwent an experiment during the Corona (Covid-19) pandemic. Al-Quds Open University. For the purposes of the study. the qualitative approach “virtual entrance” was applied to a sample of postgraduate students majoring in psychological and educational counseling. numbering (10). The study used the individual interview. with a duration of (1:30-45) interviews. The sample members were chosen by the intentional sampling method, and the number of respondents was satisfied due to the saturation and repetition of the data. The results of the study showed that the overall satisfaction rate with the e-learning experience of postgraduate students during the Corona pandemic who went through the experiment at that time was medium, and they expressed their desire to repeat the experience electronically. The results showed that students faced challenges during the pandemic on a personal and logistical level, and the study recommended generalizing the experience of Al-Quds Open University within Palestinian and Arab universities.


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Atiya, M. (2023). Evaluation of Al-Quds Open University for e-learning in light of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) Pandemic from the Point of View of Postgraduate Students who Underwent the Experiment. International Journal of Research in Educational Sciences., 6(02), 283 - 308. Retrieved from http://iafh.net/index.php/IJRES/article/view/402