Postgraduate Students’ Perspective on Supporting “Learning From Home” to Solve the COVID-19 Pandemics

Ihsana El Khuluqo

Abstract


It is very important to study this topic because it is a novel education process applied in the postgraduate program in UHAMKA.  The objective of this present research was to reveal how the  postgraduate student perceive of or respond to the online learning process.  A mixed method  between qualitative and quantitative  ones was adopted in this present research. The research results showed that most students who had experienced of the online learning activities encountered some obstacles because they had never conducted “LFH (Learning From Home) activities before. The respondents were 428 postgraduate students who  actively joined in the “LFH” activities. From the students, 316 students used the platform zoom as the supporting application in the  LFH activities. The respondents filled in the Google Form, then the collected data could be quickly and accurately processed.  Other respondents preferred the google classroom, the whatsapp and other applications in following the learning  activities according to the agreement and features provided in each flat form. There were 408 respondents stating that there was a two-way communication between the lecturers and the students during the LFH activities. They stated that the limited Internet network  hindered  the online lecturing. Thirty one respondents declared that technology limitations  hampered  the online lecturing, and 105 students revealed  that it is the limitations in using the application that caused the online lecturing  to become obstacles


Keywords


Covid-19; LFH; E-Learning

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