Happiness and Ability to Cope the Problems during the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation of University’s Students in Thailand
Main Article Content
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools and universities around the world to change their learning system. Various educational institutions have increasingly responded to provide online learning for controlling the spread of the virus. However, the provided online learning makes students feel more stressed, decreased learning happiness, and the ability to cope with the problems. This research aims to explore the happiness and ability to cope with the problems during the COVID-19 situation of University students and also investigate the factor affecting demographic and happiness factors toward the ability to cope with the problems. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression were used to explore 404 students in the Faculty of Education, Rajabhat Buriram University. The results found that there was a high level of happiness and the ability to cope with the problems. The different demographic factors included gender, educational year, GPAX, and program of the students were not affected significantly toward happiness and the ability to cope with the problems during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, three happiness factors had a strong effect on the ability to cope with the problems. To shed light on this research, the relevant sectors should apply this result to facilitate online learning for preventing the dangerous consequences of stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.