Teaching English through Online: Challenges or Opportunities?

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  • Ramesh Saund Panchakanya Secondary School, Dhading, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/sij.v4i1.54137

Keywords:

Online learning, globalization, digital literacy, ICT, constructivism

Abstract

This study attempts to explore the demand of online education growing aftermath of COVID-19 all over the world from school level to university level. With this scenario, this study explored the possibilities and effectiveness of teaching English through online and its impact on students’learning achievement and to explore students and teachers’ perception about online education whether it is a challengeable or an opportunity. By applying phenomenological research design under the qualitative method, purposive sampling technique was used for collecting required data. Three participants were selected to collect data for this study. Semi-structured online interview was conducted to collect the data. I used recorded interview after that recorded data were coded and analyzed into different themes. The major findings of
this study indicated that lack of accessibility, accountability, adaptability and availability of the online education, insufficient infrastructure, electricity and trained teacher, technical problems and knowledge as well as personal training and monitoring about ICT are prominent to conduct online education in Nepal.

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Author Biography

Ramesh Saund, Panchakanya Secondary School, Dhading, Nepal

Mr. Ramesh Saund is an English teacher at Panchakanya Secondary School located in Phyakse, Dhading since 2021 AD. He has completed his master’s degree in English specialization from Kailali Multiple Campus, Dhangadhi under Tribhuvan University of Nepal. He is interested in writing paper, English Language Teaching (ELT), teacher development and researching for connecting different classroom issues.

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Published

2023-04-25

How to Cite

Saund, R. (2023). Teaching English through Online: Challenges or Opportunities?. Siddhajyoti Interdisciplinary Journal, 4(1), 90–102. https://doi.org/10.3126/sij.v4i1.54137

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