The Role of Educational Counselors in Developing Students' Acceptance of Online Learning during COVID 19 Pandemic in Jordan: Educational Counselors and Students' Acceptance of online Learning

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  • Omar Soud AlKhamaiseh Assistant Professor in Counseling, Al-Balqa Applied University, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0048

Keywords:

Educational Counseling, Distance Learning, Technology Acceptance, COVID 19, Pandemic

Abstract

This study aimed at examining the role of educational counsellors in helping students accept distance learning through the international pandemic of COVID 19 and the quarantine which many countries have to process on its population through closing universities, schools and academic institutions. The study adopted the basics of educational counselling which included (Individual Differences, Gender Differences, Growth Needs, Social Basics and Neurological and Physiological Abilities). Depending on the quantitative approach and using a questionnaire; (150) educational counsellors responded to the questionnaire and SPSS 21st Ed was used to screen and analyze the gathered data. Results of the study showed an influence of educational counsellors' role in helping students accept online learning, among used variables in the study; it appeared that minding gender difference between male and female students was the most influential compared to other variables. The study recommended promoting tasks and priorities of academic counselling in all schools, particularly government schools, and developing a culture that supports distance education and creates a positive electronic environment.

 

Received: 31 January 2021 / Accepted: 14 March 2021 / Published: 10 May 2021

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2021-05-10

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AlKhamaiseh, O. S. . (2021). The Role of Educational Counselors in Developing Students’ Acceptance of Online Learning during COVID 19 Pandemic in Jordan: Educational Counselors and Students’ Acceptance of online Learning. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11(3), 20. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0048

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