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Modular Learning amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: Satisfaction Among Students in a Higher Education Institution

Maria S. Tugano 1 , Jose Zafe Tria 1 * , Jimmelyn Z. Tonio 1
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1 Catanduanes State University, Virac, Catanduanes, PHILIPPINES* Corresponding Author
International Journal of Professional Development, Learners and Learning, 4(2), 2022, ep2206,
Published: 08 May 2022
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Educational institutions were compelled to close their doors due to COVID-19 pandemic. This resulted to the sudden shift from face-to-face classes to flexible learning to allow continuity of providing quality education to students. The aim of this study is to determine the level of satisfaction of students of Catanduanes State University (CatSU) on modular learning as one of the flexible learning modalities used by the institution during the pandemic. This quantitative descriptive research developed and utilized a Likert scale survey questionnaire distributed to 3,332 students of CatSU representing the various colleges and year levels. Result of the study showed that the students’ level of satisfaction on modular learning has varying degree of strength from “very satisfied” (x =2.71) to “satisfied” (x =2.01) in the different indicators covered by the study. Significant differences were likewise revealed in the level of satisfaction among students across colleges and year levels. Further investigation is needed to validate the findings. Studies not only exploring on student satisfaction but also satisfaction among faculty members of the institution on the implementation of modular learning amidst pandemic is also recommended.


Tugano, M. S., Tria, J. Z., & Tonio, J. Z. (2022). Modular Learning amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: Satisfaction Among Students in a Higher Education Institution. International Journal of Professional Development, Learners and Learning, 4(2), ep2206.


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