Abstract—Online learning research has garnered widespread interest during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the perspective of elementary and secondary school teachers on online learning is largely unknown. As such, this study sought to ascertain the perspectives of 276 elementary and secondary school teachers on online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. This study adopted a survey method using an online questionnaire to collect data, which was distributed via Google Forms. A descriptive analysis was performed on the collected data. The findings indicate that teachers in elementary and secondary schools in Indonesia believe their online learning is ineffective during the COVID-19 pandemic. One reason they rated their online learning ineffective during the COVID-19 pandemic is that their inability to adapt to a new culture of online instruction, which could be interpreted as a result of their classes not being prepared online. Therefore, the findings imply that an appropriate online instructional design for online learning must be prepared more comprehensively. Finally, the limitations and suggestions for future research are also discussed.
Index Terms—Teachers’ perspective, online learning, learning activities, COVID-19.
Albet Maydiantoro is with the Department of Social Sciences Education, Universitas Lampung, Indonesia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Een Yayah Haenilah and Hasan Hariri are with the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Lampung, Indonesia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Rangga Firdaus is with the Department of Educational Technology, Universitas Lampung, Indonesia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Widya Hestiningtyas is with the Department of Economics Education, Universitas Lampung, Indonesia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Gede Eka Putrawan and Bambang Riadi are with the Department of Language and Arts Education at Universitas Lampung, Indonesia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Albet Maydiantoro, Een Yayah Haenilah, Hasan Hariri, Rangga Firdaus, Widya Hestiningtyas, Gede Eka Putrawan, and Bambang Riadi, "Teacher's Perspective on the Effectiveness of Online Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 977-982, 2022.Copyright © 2022 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).