Proceedings of the 9th UNNES Virtual International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation, ELTLT 2020, 14-15 November 2020, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Exploring Challenges and Problems in the Online-Teaching Practices during the Covid-19 Outbreak: Secondary Schools Context

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-11-2020.2310663,
        author={Hersulastuti  Hersulastuti and Purwo  Haryono},
        title={Exploring Challenges and Problems in the Online-Teaching Practices during the Covid-19 Outbreak: Secondary Schools Context},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 9th UNNES Virtual International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation, ELTLT 2020, 14-15 November 2020, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ELTLT},
        year={2021},
        month={11},
        keywords={challenges problems online learning secondary school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-11-2020.2310663}
    }
    
  • Hersulastuti Hersulastuti
    Purwo Haryono
    Year: 2021
    Exploring Challenges and Problems in the Online-Teaching Practices during the Covid-19 Outbreak: Secondary Schools Context
    ELTLT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-11-2020.2310663
Hersulastuti Hersulastuti1,*, Purwo Haryono1
  • 1: Universitas Widya Dharma Klaten
*Contact email: hersulastuti@gmail.com

Abstract

The present study aimed at exploring challenges and problems encountered by secondary schools English teachers in Klaten, regency as they performed online teaching during the Covid- 19 outbreak. It was conducted through descriptive qualitative research involving 15 teachers-participant. Questionnaire, observation, and interview were used to collect the data. Triangulation techniques were employed to examine the trustworthiness. Afterwards, the data were analyzed using interactive model, consisted of: data collection, data condensation, data display, and conclusions [14]. The findings showed that there were many challenges for teachers to develop new approaches and strategies for adopting ICT in the online teaching practices. Some advantages were also clarified. Most participants experienced in using the virtual learning tools, such as, zoom, google meeting, and google classroom combined with social medias: whatsApp group and instagram. However, teachers still encountered some problems, i.e. limitation in using other learning platforms, difficulties in managing the virtual class, low internet connection, time constraint, technical problems, and problems in conducting assessment. Such problems were potential disrupted the learning effectiveness as teachers got to allocate more time for handling those obstacles.