Weight Determination for Online Learning Problems of First-to-Third-Year University Students in Covid-19 Pandemics Using Analytical Hierarchy Process

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Kittiwat Sirikasemsuk
Kanyarat Temkleb
Kanchanaporn Boonchuay
Naree Maneesuwannasin
Sasiwimon Chuvichaiwong
Parida Wipoopinyo
Kanogkan Leerojanaprapa


This research aims to study, determine, and prioritize the problems affecting synchronous online learning in the COVID-19 pandemic by applying the principles of the ฤAnalytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), starting from the collection and grouping of online learning problems individually through in-depth interviews with students. The population used in this research during the closed-ended questionnaire was engineering students, 1st-3rd year at the university. Researchers found that the weights of the AHP online learning problems in 1st-3rd year students can be arranged in order of the most important to the least important as follows: the first place was the problem that students cannot do practical experiments; the second was the physical and mental stress; the third was a large amount of work and a short exam time; the fourth was inadequate equipment and internet signal; and the last place was the unfavorable environment. As a result of such a ranking, the responsible people should take on the problem and find solutions in the future. It will be useful for students to study during the next crisis situation.

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Sirikasemsuk, K., Temkleb, K., Boonchuay, K., Maneesuwannasin, N., Chuvichaiwong, S., Wipoopinyo, P., & Leerojanaprapa, K. (2023). Weight Determination for Online Learning Problems of First-to-Third-Year University Students in Covid-19 Pandemics Using Analytical Hierarchy Process. Journal of Science Ladkrabang, 32(1), 19–40. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/science_kmitl/article/view/255145
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