E-Learning experience during Covid-19 Pandemic in Multimedia University



Every industry has been effected during this pandemic period and it affect in every other aspect even in a student life. Covid-19 impact is outrageous in Malaysia and there is no exception to our students in Multimedia University.  E-learning has massive benefit for students but it also has disadvantage in between. The spirits among students are faded during online classes due they are having a difficulty in consulting their problems. Students having difficulty in consulting with their lecturer during this pandemic. The main aim of this paper is to study how the e-learning concept suitable for our students and lecturers during the Covid 19 pandemic. Qualitative approach was used in this study. About 20 students from Faculty of Informatics, Multimedia University were selected randomly from the classes to participate in this interview. Major findings of this study are the limitations, the challenges that the students were facing and the disadvantages of e learning. The findings were categorized according to the SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities and threats) analysis which covers every perspective in learning.

Author Biographies


Dr. Anusuyah Subbarao is a lecturer and a certified trainer at the Information Technology Department, Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Malaysia. She has completed her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia under the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (KPT) scholarship. She has been an academician for a total of twenty years in Malaysia and also abroad, especially in the field of Software Engineering. Dr. Anusuyah has published book chapters, international journal articles and presented in local and international conferences. Her research and publication encompass in Global Software Development, Software Engineering, and Qualitative Study. She has also received various awards such as Best researcher, Best presenter, Best leadership in different categories. Dr Anusuyah is also a member of the Malaysian Software Engineering Interest Group, Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia and a professional technologist of the Malaysian Board of Technologies.


Mrs Nurul Aqma Salleh is a lecturer of Faculty of Computing & Informatics, Multimedia University.Graduted as a Bachelor of Information Technology majoring in Information System from Multimedia University in 2009.


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How to Cite
SUBBARAO, Anusuyah; SALLEH, Nurul Aqma. E-Learning experience during Covid-19 Pandemic in Multimedia University. Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 31-35, sep. 2021. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ajress/article/view/14371>. Date accessed: 26 may 2022.