International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Emergency Remote Learning in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic: Reflections on the Geography Course at the Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil
Marcos Gomes de Sousa

Discussing the social reality may be challenging when the object is education because it has presented transformations due to the pandemic in elementary and higher education institutions. In this sense, the general goal of this work is to discuss the perspectives of emergency remote learning at UFPI in the undergrad geography course. The specific objectives were i) to analyze how the students of the geography course deal with such modality and ii) to point out which Digital Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools endure in online classes. The research counted on literature reviews such as articles, dissertations, and books, as well as the application of an online questionnaire in Google Forms to students of the geography course at UFPI. Therefore, during the pandemic, emergency remote education brought changes to education –teaching practice mediated by technology, synchronous and asynchronous online lessons, and abandonment of classes in a physical space for classes moderated by technological resources.

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