Affective-Humanistic Approach in Online Learning Practices
Keywords:affective, humanistic, online learning
AbstractSome students often face difficulties in comprehending the learning materials. The problems is not merely because of the level of the cognitive competence. Frequently, being comfortable in the classroom or freedom from the rear or anxiety becomes the case. The emotional condition as well as the communication among students and between students and the lecturer are the key points in building the conducive atmosphere for supporting the successful teaching and learning process. The present study attempts to describe the studentsâ€™ responses on their online learning experience in which the affective-humanistic approach was introduced naturally in the classroom. The main data of the study were from the online interactions of students and lecturer via WhatsApp group and Portal Academic UST. The study employed the nine survey items with four Likert scales ranging strongly disagree to strongly agree. The data shows that most respondents were in range of agree and strongly agree for responding items depicted to the affective humanistic practices. The results were analyzed with the respect of taxonomy of affective domain and the principles of effective humanistic approach
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