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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 3470-3475
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.405


Sources of Information for Agricultural Students on Online Meeting Tools during Covid-19 Lock Down
M. Chenna Madhava1*, T. Lakshmi1, B. Ramana Murthy2, S. Sravani1, V. Karthiga1, Amanda Baby1 and A. Nikhitha1
1Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati, ANGRAU
2Department of Statistics and Computer Applications, S. V. Agricultural College, Tirupathi, ANGRAU, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted to know the sources of information for agricultural students on online meeting Apps during COVID-19 lock down with a sample size of 150 respondents (i.e., Agricultural students studying in Agricultural Higher Education Institutions across A. P, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala). In this study 68% of respondents revealed that Teaching staff and officials of Agricultural Higher Education Institutions (Institutional Sources) are the major contributors in creating awareness about online meeting Apps among Institutional, Non Institutional and Mass Media Channels. 88.7% of the respondents opined that Social Media is major contributor among Print, Electronic, Social Media channels and 68.7% of respondents revealed that WhatsApp have played crucial role among Social Media Platforms in awareness creation about virtual meeting Apps. This study also revealed that, Age and Level of education/type of degree are the major influencing factors in a decision to choose a particular meeting App for their online classes.


Keywords: COVID-19, Lock down, Institutional Sources, Social Media, WhatsApp
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Chenna Madhava, M., T. Lakshmi, B. Ramana Murthy, S. Sravani, V. Karthiga, Amanda Baby and Nikhitha, A. 2020. Sources of Information for Agricultural Students on Online Meeting Tools during Covid-19 Lock Down.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 3470-3475. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.405