The covid-19 virus, which affects the whole world, has affected human life in many areas, firstly including health and economy. Concordantly, first education was broken for two weeks; then, compulsory distance education started in Turkey. With this qualitative research, it is aimed to deeply examine the thoughts of the students from Amasya University about the distance education. The study group of this current research consists of 18 students studying at Amasya University in the 2020-2021 academic year. Data has been collected through a semi-structured interview form. The analysis of the data was done by descriptive analysis method. While some of the participants think that distance education is inefficient and makes the student passive some thinks that distance education is advantageous. Thanks to distance education, it is easy to reach and monitor the lessons. The most common problems of students can be listed as problems such as fear of academic failure and anxiety for the future, connection issues, lack of motivation, lack of documentation and material, and communication problems. In order to overcome these determined problems, the participant students have some recommendations such as students should be activate, students should be motivated, the sound and camera in the system should be improved, internet package should be provided to the students, and infrastructure should be improved. Based on the findings of this research, the researchers have concluded that the distance education process should be more qualified over time. When development is thought of as a process, today's shortcomings will shed light on the ways of tomorrow.
Recommended CitationBayar, Adem and Alimcan, Derya. (2021). The Perspectives of Amasya University Students about Distance Education Application During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Process. i.e.: inquiry in education: Vol. 13: Iss. 2, Article 11.
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