Faisal Bashir, Amna Ahmad Noor, Ejaz Ahmad, Zafryab Ali, Syed Manzoor Iqbal, Kaleem M.
Perception of MBBS students towards online education during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Professional Med J Jan ;28(03):392-8.

Objective: This research study evaluated the perception of students of Mohtarma Benazeer Bhutto Shaheed Medical College Mirpur AJK (MBBSMC), towards newly adapted online university education during COVID-19 and the analysis of the performance of instructors during online lectures. Study Design: Cross Sectional study. Setting: Medical Education Department Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University. Period: 19 May to 13th August 2020. Material & Methods: The information collected through feedback form was analysed using Statistical Package for Social sciences (SPSS) 21 software. The feedback form included 17 questions related to the performance of the instructor, effectiveness of the course and examination. The responses to questions included options of strongly agree, agree, uncertain, disagree and strongly disagree. Results: The findings of the study revealed that students have were satisfied with the performances of instructors during COVID-19 resulting online education sessions conducted by MBBSMC. Conclusion: It has been concluded that despite the commonly mentioned shortcomings of the online education such as lack of in person interaction with the instructor, lack of traditional lecture hall environment etc., students of MBBSMC were satisfied with the online education methods and performances of the instructor.

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