In light of this anomalous time, this paper explores pertinent literature capturing the essence of continued learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. A meta-analyses methodology was adopted for this review. Findings from the literature review reveals that higher educational institutions took drastic measures in ‘migrating’ from traditional method of face-to-face teaching to online virtual learning. This exploratory paper aspires to shed some light in hopes that future readers will find benefit, especially for those who plan to do research of this field for the very first time. The impact of online learning, implications of the findings and recommendations are further discussed.