Perceived Effect of COVID-19 on the Academic Performance and Satisfaction Level of Online Teaching of Sandwich Students




Academic Performance, COVID-19, Online Teaching, Sandwich Students


The study examined the perceived effect of COVID-19 on academic performance and the satisfaction level of online teaching of sandwich students on the OLA university campus. The study was a descriptive survey design with a quantitative approach. The accessible population was made up of 150 students. Through a multi-stage sampling approach, a sample size of 109 students was chosen for the study and determined using Miller and Brewer's (2003) sample size mathematical model. Data was collected using an adapted questionnaire with an r = .727. Data on respondents' demographic characteristics, as well as data to answer the four research questions, were analysed using descriptive statistics (frequencies, percentages, means, and standard deviations) and inferential statistics (Pearson Product Moment correlation, r). The study found a negative influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on students’ academic performance who study through the sandwich mode of learning. The study found that there is a high satisfaction level of online teaching among sandwich students. However, they are faced with problems of poor internet connection and the inability to purchase internet data/bundle for online learning. Ultimately, it was discovered that the degree of pleasure with online instruction and the effect of COVID-19 on academic achievement are not significantly correlated. The Ministry of Education, the universities, and all other relevant stakeholders were advised to provide online teaching apps. Also, they should provide professional training for online teaching applications and devices, Wi-Fi facilities, affordable internet packages, and virtual resources in light of the findings.


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How to Cite

ARHIN, D., Annan-Brew, R., Adu-Mensah, J., Yeboah, A., & Opoku, A. (2024). Perceived Effect of COVID-19 on the Academic Performance and Satisfaction Level of Online Teaching of Sandwich Students. International Journal of Positivity & Well-Being, 2(1), 12–25.