A COMPARISON STUDY: THE INFLUENCES OF ONLINE LEARNING ON HIGHER INSTITUTION STUDENTS’ LEARNING OF SPORT SKILL SUBJECTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The global educational system has been influenced as a result of the presence of Covid-19. Schools were driven to develop online learning programmes due of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, despite the fact that open online courses have emerged as the primary focus of education reform in the higher education sector, physical education has never been offered any attention by educational reforms which is distance learning. This is despite the fact that distance learning has been actively developed and developed by both the government and schools. New norms demand another approach. Hence, the objectives in this study are to identify if there any differences in students’ well-being, the role of lectures and the effectiveness of sport skill subject learned during online learning among UITM Puncak Alam and MSU Shah Alam students during Covid-19. This study is a quantitative study. A set of questionnaire was distributed to 304 students of UITM Puncak Alam and MSU Shah Alam who took sport skills subject during pandemic covid-19. The findings show there was no significant difference in effectiveness of sport skill subject learned through out online between UITM (M=3.3967, SD=.854) and MSU (M=3.413, SD=.717) students; t (-1.75), p =.862 >0.05. In conclusion, both students and lecturers experience difficulties when participating in online learning. Tolerance and cooperation on the part of both the lecturers and the students are essential to the success of an online learning programme. During the times when classes are held online, it is essential that students and teachers are able to communicate effectively with one another.