Assessing Student Engagement in Online Courses During Novel COVID-19 Lockdowns
Due to Novel COVID-19 breakdown, higher education institutions are forced to shift their classroom teaching to online courses. So, the students have witnessed a shift from being Face-to-face learners to being Online Learner. This shift has been adopted by majority of public and private higher education institutions. Student engagement focuses on the key aspects of the process of learning that help in improving dimensions of learning like retention, achievement and grades. The current study employs survey for assessing factors influencing student engagement in the online courses. The study proposes to provide evidence on the dimensions of running online courses successfully while ensuring student engagement. The study would contribute towards the crisis management policy for the higher education institutions.