Teachers’ Readiness in the Implementation of Online Learning during Pandemic Covid-19 Period (A Study of Labuhanbatu, Indonesia)

Islamiani Safitri, Ika Chastanti, Lily Rohanita Hasibuan, Irmayanti Irmayanti, Sujarwo Sujarwo, Rohana Rohana, Hamni Fadlilah Nasution

Abstract


This research aims to see the teachers’ readiness in implementing online learning during Covid-19 pandemic conducted to high school teachers in Labuhanbatu. This research uses a quantitative method with a description analysis approach. The data collection technique used is a structured questionnaire with 78 participants spread across 9 sub-districts in Labuhanbatu Regency. The results of this study show that the implementation of online learning at the senior high school level in Labuhanbatu has not been maximized. There are several factors that influence science teachers in running online learning, including the readiness of teachers to use various platforms as online learning media has not varied, the quality of the internet network is not good in some areas, and some students do not have a smartphone/computer and have difficulty in buying internet data packages. The results of this study are expected to to be used as an evaluation material for education activists, expecially in Labuhanbatu, both regional and national, in order to improve the online learning system to make it more effective and efficient.

Keywords


Online learning, Learning from home, Teacher readiness

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