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| Published: August 27, 2021

A Study on Impact of Covid-19 on Education of Youth in Anand City

Dr. Jyoti. Ka. Patel

Assistant Professor at ILSASS, Charutar Vidyamandal’s Institute of Language Studies and Applied Social Sciences, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.118.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.118

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Corona viruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. A corona virus is a new strain that has not been identified in humans previously. The first human cases of corona virus infections have been seen in Wuhan, China in late 2019. Healthcare workers noticed a pattern of illness they had never seen before among the population. Common symptoms include fever, body aches, tiredness, and difficulty breathing caused by pneumonia (lung infection). The virus, and the disease it causes, has since spread worldwide and been classified by the WHO as a global pandemic. COVID – 19 has positive and negative effects on education of Youth. COVID-19 has accelerated adoption of digital technologies to deliver education. Educational institutions moved towards blended mode of learning. It encouraged all teachers and students to become more technology savvy. New ways of delivery and assessments of learning opened immense opportunities for a major transformation in the area of curriculum development and pedagogy. It also gives access to large number of learners at the same time. Many young students reported that they have not comfortable with online learning at the beginning of the pandemic because of the transition from classroom to online and distance learning during lockdown. Despite of all adverse situations youth like to go with online teaching mode. The sample of this study is 60 Youth/student respondents from three different colleges of Vallabh Vidyanagar by using simple random sampling method. The major objectives of this study are (1) To aware about students’ opinion about online classes. (2) To know psychological condition of students due to online education.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.118.20210903

10.25215/0903.118

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021