Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

An Ex Post Facto Study on Student Performance of Elementary Education Students of Initao College during the First Year of Flexible Learning Implementation
Kevin Client B. Matutes, Anne Pauline C. Panoril, Jurielle Q. Galaroza

COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the system of education and distance learning has plunged as the new approach. This ex post facto study has investigated the academic performance of 305 BEEd students of Initao College in offline and online flexible learning modalities. It was found out that amidst the community quarantines, 6% of the enrolled students for the first semester and additional 6% for the second have gone inactive in class activities. Moreover, students in both learning categories had a declining level of student performance in the four quarters of the first new normal school year with -0.0675 and -0.0287 regression slopes for online and offline learners respectively. Inferential statistics at 0.05 level of significance (t-value = 5.6656; p-value = 0.00001) has also revealed that with the same curriculum, offline students have a significantly different average performance which is way lower than the students with online access.

Full Text: PDF