Perspective of Learners’ in Open Distance Learning Mode: Problems and Prospectives


  • Farkhunda Rasheed Choudhary Assistant Professor, EPPSL Department, Faculty of Education, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Sohaib Sultan Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Education and Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Sadaf Zamir Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities Education & Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Sidra Khushnood M. Phil Scholar, Science Education Department, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan



Open Distance Learning, E-Learning, Perspective, Problems, Prospective, Transformation, Possible solutions


In recent times, ODL system is providing opportunities to more and more people to pursue higher education. The ODL system is now emerging as the imperative learning need because it bears the potential to supplement educational demands of the fast-changing technological era. ODL system is now rapidly spreading its framework into E-Learning. It became very crucial in the scenario when ODL is going to transform the educational scenario of this technological era to seriously review the perspectives of ODL from the end users. It is very important step to improve the quality of ODL system to dig out the learners’ perspectives. This paper reveals the problems faced by the learners’ of ODL and the possible solutions for their problems. The survey was conducted with the thematic questions of perspectives, problems and prospective to seek the qualitative data from the learners of ODL system. The prospective of these problems were analyzed accordingly. The participants were the students of ODL university including male and females. The results show that open distance learners have been facing many problems and these problems have the prospective. This study is significant in the way that it may provide the base line to improve the quality of rapid transformation of ODL system.


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How to Cite

Choudhary, F. R. ., Sultan, S. ., Ahmed, S. Z. ., & Khushnood , S. . (2021). Perspective of Learners’ in Open Distance Learning Mode: Problems and Prospectives. Review of Applied Management and Social Sciences, 4(1), 247-259.