COVID-19 and Higher Education in Agriculture Sector of Developing Countries: Impacts and Prospects
Mubshar Hussain 1, Sami Ul-Allah 2, Muhammad Binyameen 3, Khawar Jabran 4, Muhammad Farooq 5 *
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1 Department of Agronomy, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, PAKISTAN
2 College of Agriculture, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Bahadur Sub-campus Layyah, PAKISTAN
3 Department of Entomology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, PAKISTAN
4 Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, TURKEY
5 Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khoud 123, OMAN
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Abstract

Like all other sectors, higher education in the agriculture sector has been affected by the COVID-19. Both teachers and students have faced problems in communication, learning and motivation during online education. The major issues include the limited internet access coupled with poor supply of electricity especially in rural areas, in most of the developing countries. In this article, we have discussed various challenges faced by agricultural students and teachers during online teaching and learning after the COVID-19 pandemic. The article also discusses prospects and strategies to improve online teaching and learning in the higher education of the agriculture sector of developing countries.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/pr/11440

PEDAGOGICAL RES, 2022 - Volume 7 Issue 1, Article No: em0111

Publication date: 21 Dec 2021

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