The Problems of Social Studies Teachers in Junior High School with Online Learning During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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- online learning; problems; social studies teachers
Online learning is essential to limit social interaction thus reducing the risk of coronavirus transmission. This study aimed to explore the implementation of social science learning in online learning, problems faced by teachers in social science learning, and efforts made by the teachers to address the issues. This research used a mixed-method approach with a triangulation mixed methods design. The primary informants for the qualitative inquiry were four teachers of social sciences studies in junior high school. The number of participants for the quantitative analysis was 53 junior high school social studies teachers recruited using accidental sampling. Data were collected using questionnaires, observations, and interviews. Data validity checking techniques were carried out by triangulation of sources. Data analysis was conducted using the Miles and Huberman method. The results of the studies indicate three significant findings. First, the teacher provided material using WhatsApp, youtube, and zoom and provided evaluation using quiz applications and google Forms during the online learning. Second, the problems faced by the teachers included lack of facilities and infrastructure, lack knowledge about IT, lack of social interaction of students, too much student workload, reduced allocation of time for lessons. Third, to solve the problems, teachers suggested optimizing the learning media, conducting contextual learning, improving cooperation of teachers and parents, reducing the burden of student assignments, and improving teaching materials. It is recommended to provide more supports for the teachers during online learning.
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TY - CONF AU - Yuhanida Milhani AU - Harun PY - 2022 DA - 2022/01/31 TI - The Problems of Social Studies Teachers in Junior High School with Online Learning During the Covid-19 Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Current Issues in Education (ICCIE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 409 EP - 413 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220129.075 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.220129.075 ID - Milhani2022 ER -