The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) had affected education and learning delivery worldwide. Education institutes faced compulsory transition to online learning systems and challenged by developing electronic/online simulation sessions.
The study aimed to assess the student’s experiences and challenges of using clinical practice e-portfolio during the COVID-19 outbreak. Fifty-nine students were invited to participate in an online survey.
Two focus group discussion were conducted to elaborate on experiences and challenges. Descriptive and thematic data analysis was used to analyze the responses.
78.2% reported that e-portfolios facilitated clinical work organization, 87% stated that e-portfolios improve their professional skills. 21.7% had a vague idea about the importance of using e-portfolios in clinical practice.
Positive feedback about student’s engagements with instructors and peers, but technical difficulties were the main challenge. Using e-portfolios improve the student’s learning experiences and support the teaching process. E-portfolio were well-accepted with a sign promising potential for future implementation and improvement. © IJCRR.