COURSE EVALUATION IN DISTANCE LEARNING
A Qualitative Analysis of Students’ Perceptions of Phonology Course offered by Allama Iqbal Open University
This article is part of a course evaluation project at Allama Iqbal Open University, one of the largest universities in Pakistan and the main university offering education through the Distance Learning System. The first part of this project was a quantitative analysis of the responses of students to the course evaluation survey whereas this article presents a qualitative analysis of open-ended questions asked to students studying Phonology course and teachers teaching this course at Islamabad and Rawalpindi campuses of the university. The students presented their point of view regarding the three components under inquiry and suggested improvements in the course by upgrading the course contents and improving the quality of tutorial support.
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