Role of the professor in times of COVID-19


  • Israel David Carofilis Mendoza Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Marcos Alejandro Yánez Rodríguez Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador


COVID-19, online classes, online education, teacher role, teachers


This scientific article argues how confinement due to the health crisis of COVID-19 has changed the modality of classes, showing that teachers have not been prepared for this change so suddenly. In this way, they do not know what an online class is and the benefits provided by the implementation of various technologies in the role of the teacher who is focused on the well-being of the student, both emotionally and academically. The methodology that was implemented was documentary research considering reliable and current scientific sources. The approach used was the qualitative one for the synthesis of the information. The development of the text has a deductive approach, allowing from the general to the specific. The results show the resolution of the hypothesis raised about the role of the teacher in online classes due to the pandemic. It is concluded that, if the role in class is not changed, the learning process of the students will be difficult, generating a tense class environment.


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How to Cite

Mendoza, I. D. C. ., & Rodríguez, M. A. Y. . (2020). Role of the professor in times of COVID-19. International Research Journal of Engineering, IT & Scientific Research, 6(6), 37–44.



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