Parental belief towards online-based language learning amidst the pandemic

A quantitative analysis of differences across educational attainments


  • Kathlyn P. Aranas Western Mindanao State University, Zamboanga City, Philippines
  • Danilo T. Dinoy Western Mindanao State University, Zamboanga City, Philippines
  • Jerry James C. Deran Western Mindanao State University, Zamboanga City, Philippines
  • Marvin C. Casalan University of Antique, Sibalom, Philippines
  • Joemart P. Aizon Tictapul National High School-Licomo Annex, Zamboanga City, Philippines


belief, educational attainment, online learning, online-based language instruction, parents


The pandemic had impeded the accustomed, traditional face-to-face synchronous modality of instruction. Attributable to the impediment, a revolutionized modality of pedagogy had to be conceptualized and subsequently adopted to ascertain that education does not halt. To date, the state-of-the-art technology provides the optimal option as a route the education sector could take. Though indirectly, parents – being one of the stakeholders of education – had to be involved in the business of educating the next generation. Along these claims, the present study investigated the beliefs of parents towards online-based language pedagogy.  A total of 120 respondents of varying educational attainments ranging from elementary, secondary, tertiary, and postgraduate were surveyed online via an adapted research instrument, named as PBOBLLQ. The current paper employed a descriptive quantitative method which aids in shedding light on the beliefs of parents towards online-based language instruction. Also, a significant difference in the parents’ beliefs across educational attainment was confirmed.


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Aranas, K. P., Dinoy, D. T., Deran, J. J. C., Casalan, M. C., & Aizon, J. P. (2021). Parental belief towards online-based language learning amidst the pandemic: A quantitative analysis of differences across educational attainments. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S3), 713-733.



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