HSE KAZGUU lecturers Arman Yelesh and Saule Kemelbayeva have been accepted to present at the eleventh Developments in Economics Education Conference that will take place on 1–3 September 2021 at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
The Developments in Economics Education is the annual conference run by The Economics Network, the largest and longest-established academic organisation devoted to improving the teaching and learning of Economics across universities. The Network consists of academics from over 60 UK universities and has links with staff in universities worldwide and is funded by departments of economics across the UK and by the Royal Economic Society and Scottish Economic Society.
The paper that will be presented analyses the effect of online education on the academic performance of students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online education became a completely new way of getting knowledge today, especially when students worldwide were suddenly switched to remote learning. Using The data from Kazakhstan, the paper reveals how full-time online education impacts the academic performance of the students. It investigates the overall time spent on the online classes, the effect of the use of different electronic devices for their studies and other technical factors related to the quality of the education process, and the subject-specific effects. It also discusses the pros and cons of studying online based on the feedback provided by the learners.