Perception of Slum Parents Who Benefited from the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Regarding Free Online Education for Their Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

K.Sathish Kumar, Dr.M.Mahendraprabu, Dr.R.Ramnath, & Dr.N.Sasi Kumar. (2021). Perception of Slum Parents Who Benefited from the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Regarding Free Online Education for Their Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Advance and Innovative Research, 8

Posted: 8 Feb 2022 Last revised: 22 Mar 2022

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Sathish Kumar

Alagappa University, Faculty of Education

Date Written: December 4, 2021

Abstract

Free online educations are a must during the COVID-19 pandemic period. The present study investigates the slum parents' perception of free online education through Driver Factors, Complacency Factors, and Hurdle Factors. From the 300 Tamilnadu primaries, secondary and higher secondary school students' parents are select as the study sample by adopting a simple random sampling method. The study sample was collect from the slum parents who benefited from the Tamilnadu slum clearance board. The investigators identified 99% of slum parents were preparing to admit their children to government schools during the pilot study. Hence, the findings show that parents were overall disappointed with OER utilization during the pandemic. Parents claim that; insufficient ICT resources and lack of modern technology skills become the significant hurdles for open educational practices.

Keywords: COVID-19, Creative Commons, Open Educational Resources, Open Educational Practices, Parents’ Perception

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Sathish, Perception of Slum Parents Who Benefited from the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Regarding Free Online Education for Their Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic (December 4, 2021). K.Sathish Kumar, Dr.M.Mahendraprabu, Dr.R.Ramnath, & Dr.N.Sasi Kumar. (2021). Perception of Slum Parents Who Benefited from the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Regarding Free Online Education for Their Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Advance and Innovative Research, 8, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4026106

Sathish Kumar (Contact Author)

Alagappa University, Faculty of Education ( email )

Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
India

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