Online Testing in Higher Education Institutions During the Outbreak of COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities

  title={Online Testing in Higher Education Institutions During the Outbreak of COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Mohammed Adulkareem A. Alkamel and Santosh S. Chouthaiwale and Amr Abdullatif Yassin and Qasim Alajmi and Hanan Yahia Albaadany},
  journal={Emerging Technologies During the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic},
  pages={349 - 363}
This study aimed to investigate the challenges and opportunities of online testing during the outbreak of COVID-19. The main focus was on the under-graduate and post-graduate international students in various universities of India. This study employed a qualitative design as the data were collected through semi-structured interviews. The findings showed that the attitude of students towards online testing was positive even though they experienced worry and anxiety. Moreover, students used self… Expand
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