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The Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching and Learning: The Case of ISEG

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Graça Leão Fernandes1,*, Margarida Chagas Lopes2

1CEMAPRE-REM, Economic and Management School – University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

2SOCIUS-CSG, Economic and Management School – University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

*Corresponding author: Graça Leão Fernandes

This article belongs to Special Issue “The Impact of COVID-19 on Contemporary Education”.


ISEG – Lisbon University switched from on-site to online classes on March 2020 at the middle of Summer semester 2019/2020 due to COVID 19 pandemic. Students' evaluation changed accordingly, which became a source of stress for teachers and students. In the Fall semester 2020/2021, ISEG adopted a blended system. Here we compare students’ reactions and perceptions regarding these changes in the three scenarios on-site, synchronous online only and blended.  We launched a survey to students enrolled in 2nd year of their degree on the Summer semester of 2019-20 and Fall semester of 2020-21. Our surveys are an adapted and reduced version of the one carried out by the European Students Union. We did reliability analysis to define constructs used to build indicators allowing us to quantify students’ attitudes, contingency analysis and hypothesis testing. Sex, age and degree showed a robust association with students’ reactions and perceptions, family socio-economic status variables not.


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The Impact of COVID 19 on Teaching and Learning: The Case of ISEG

How to cite this paper:  Graça Leão Fernandes, Margarida Chagas Lopes. (2023). The Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching and Learning: The Case of ISEG. The Educational Review, USA7(7), 854-870.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2023.07.002

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