Non-Quarantined University Students' Perceptions of Food Management during Movement Control Order (MCO)

Sarala Thulasi Palpanadan, Et. al.
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
Malaysia is one the countries in the world that has declared Movement Control Order (MCO) method to break COVID-19 chain to save the nation from being infected by this contagious outbreak. All learning institutions were ordered to conduct distance learning classes. Students at the residential colleges were involved were separated into the Quarantined and Non-Quarantined categories and their welfare was taken care by the university management under the Department of Student Affairs.
more » ... fairs. Subsequently, the food aspect was one of the crucial issues during this phenomenon. Thus, this study was conducted to investigate the Non-Quarantined residential college students' perceptions regarding the management of food during the MCO. This quantative study was conducted at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). A survey was conducted where 520 students responded to the questionnaire distributed via WhatsApp mode. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results obtained were analyzed using Statistical Package for The Social Science Version 25.0 (SPSS 25). The findings indicated that majority of the respondents were satisfied with the food provided and there was no significant difference between the perceptions of male and female students towards the university's management in handling food during MCO
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i2.893 fatcat:cvl4vh3hjnhfrojaquvk73vk5u