Students’ Preparedness for Online Learning and Its Effectiveness: A Regression Analysis Among Students of a Public University


  • Juris Ponio Don Honorio Ventura State University, Philippines


online education, effectiveness of online learning, preparedness for online learning


The pandemic COVID-19 undeniably caught off guard the education systems and the learners. This situation exposed curriculum differences. In the Philippines, as one of the countries that swiftly took the track of implementing online learning to deliver lessons, used Google Classrooms, WebQuest and other online sites. In this paper, the researcher investigated the preparedness of the students for online learning and its perceived effectiveness. Preparedness was assessed using the following sub variables – access to technology, skills in technology, studying skills, motivation, and time management. Findings revealed that students used smartphones and laptops as their gadgets and have wired connection during online class. Moreover, students are very much prepared in terms of their access and skills to technology and has favorable assessment towards effectiveness of online learning. In addition, preparedness significantly affects effectiveness of online learning. However, among the variables under preparedness, studying skills was found to have the most influence based from correlation and regression values. The findings led the researcher in drafting recommendations addressing effectiveness and preparedness for online learning in case faced with similar situation in the future.


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How to Cite

J. Ponio, “Students’ Preparedness for Online Learning and Its Effectiveness: A Regression Analysis Among Students of a Public University”, Int J Edu Comm Tech, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 33–45, Sep. 2022.



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