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E-learning in the Time of COVID-19
Scientific Editor Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska
“E-learning”, 13, Katowice–Cieszyn 2021, pp. 40–48
https://doi.org/10.34916/el.2021.13.04 

EDUCATIONAL CHALLENGES DURING THE PANDEMIC

R. Robert Gajewski, Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering Aleja Armii Ludowej 16, 00-637 Warszawa, Poland rg@il.pw.edu.pl, ORCID 0000-0002-2521-6559

Abstract: The article summarizes one year of pandemic education. After presenting the calendar of events, the author describes his motivation to prepare this paper, presents the review of last year’s literature. He refers to several basic educational terms and describes his experiences with Small Private Online Courses (SPOC) and an educational newsletter. Further, the author discusses simple ways of preparing multimedia objects of knowledge and proposes to use the paradigm of flipped educa- tion accomplished by formative assessment as well as making materials available in the framework of the Synchronous Online Flipped Learning Approach (SOFLA). Remote evaluation of learning outcomes is difficult and problematic mainly because of the e-cheating problem. The effectiveness of SOFLA during the pandemic was investigated in the same way as in China. Results of both surveys were compared. The article is supplemented by some comments regarding the future of education based on a comparative analysis of the situation of teachers in Poland and around the world.

Keywords: pandemic education, flipped classroom, formative assessment, blended learning, learning objects.

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