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Learning Behavior of UG & PG Students of University College of Physical Education, Guru Kashi University Talwandi Sabo, Bhatinda (Punjab) During Lockdown Period

Shanker, Gauri

Research Scholar, Department of Physical Education, Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo-Punjab, India


The main purpose of this study to examine the learning status of online classes of under graduate and post graduate student related to physical education department of Guru Kashi University Talwandi Sabo, Bhatinda (Punjab) during lockdown period. For this study an online survey was conducted to collect the data through Google form from 15 July 2021 to 25 July 2021. A self-structural questionnaire prepared in the Google form and sent to students through WhatsApp and E-mail. A total 230 students provide complete details. The percentage method was used to analysis the learning status of under graduate and post graduate students related to Physical Education courses during lockdown period. During the lock down period 80% students were actively participated in online learning or classes. Out of this percentage most students used mobile phone in online learning. Student facing many problems like stress, depression anxiety, poor internet facility, lack of study environment at home, lack of practical activity in physically manner. Students from rural area faced huge challenges during online classes. Finding of this study to create a positive space for online study of students related to physical education courses. Colleges and Universities make plan to develop an online education system for physical education related students.

Keywords: E-learning, Sports, Physical Education, Behaviors, Lock Down. 

Impact statement

  1. The main issue of this research paper is to describe the problems faced by the students especially the undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department of Physical Education of Guru Kashi University Talwandi Sabo (Punjab) and how they were helped by the university administration during the Corona crisis.
  2. University administration and department helped wholeheartedly and removed all  kinds of problems. Nevertheless, with the support of the University Administration  and the teaching staff of the University College of Physical Education, students can easily participate in the online education process. The university administration helped the students in every way during this period. He didn’t let any problem related to fees come. The team of teachers was always ready to clear their doubts online. Counseling was also done from time to time so that the students do not feel any kind of pressure or tension.
  3. When we talk about its benefits, it comes out that in times like this be it university administration or any other educational institution or any other institution, it should help its students or employees in every way in times of such calamity. Under this, there should be no financial aid, mental pressure or tension, moral spot should also be given for this. As a recommendation, it can be said that online education is not very beneficial especially for physical education and sports courses. Because the field of physical education and sports is completely connected with the field, in other words we can say that practical classes hold a very important role in this field. If still, online classes have to be run in the event of disaster or pandemic, then along with prior training to the students, provision of laptop and internet facility etc. should be arranged by the government free of cost or interest-free loan by the university administration. If there is such a system, then the student can take education without any stress and pressure.
  4. This paper and the research behind it would not have been possible without the exceptional support of Dr. Ravi Kumar Gahlawat, Prof. Department of Physical Education, Guru Kashi University Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, (India). During this study his counsel and guidance was very helpful. I also grateful to other teaching staff of Department of Physical Education, Guru Kashi University Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, (India) for collection of data.
  5. I myself am a research scholar of this department during this Corona period. I felt the kind of problems the students, especially the physical education students, whose work is mostly related to the sports ground, are facing.

About author

Gauri Shanker Sahu is working as DPE in School Education Department Government of Haryana.  He has completed post-graduation in Physical Education and Sports from Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal (Haryana). He has completed CPED & BPED from Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa (Haryana). He has also completed BED from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. He also qualified HTET & NET exam in physical education. Presently he is doing Ph.D. in Physical Education from Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo (Punjab).  He has also qualified Coach Education Programme in Badminton & Sports Sciences organized by Sports Authority of India. He has played Kho-Kho/Cricket at Inter-University level/State level Pataudi Trophy. He has attended above 40 National/International Conferences, Seminars, Symposia; workshop etc. related to the field of Physical Education, Sports & Yoga. His 10 research paper published in National/International Journal. He is also active member of various academic and sports societies.


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