Proceedings of the 2nd Borobudur International Symposium on Humanities and Social Sciences, BIS-HSS 2020, 18 November 2020, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Effect of Group Counseling Services on Self-Confidence in Learning English of Primary School Students in Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-11-2020.2311786,
        author={Nur  Dahniar and Muhammad  Musafir},
        title={The Effect of Group Counseling Services on Self-Confidence in Learning English of Primary School Students in Covid-19 Pandemic},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Borobudur International Symposium on Humanities and Social Sciences, BIS-HSS 2020, 18 November 2020, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BIS-HSS},
        year={2021},
        month={9},
        keywords={group counseling self-confident english learning},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-11-2020.2311786}
    }
    
  • Nur Dahniar
    Muhammad Musafir
    Year: 2021
    The Effect of Group Counseling Services on Self-Confidence in Learning English of Primary School Students in Covid-19 Pandemic
    BIS-HSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-11-2020.2311786
Nur Dahniar1,*, Muhammad Musafir2
  • 1: Department of Primary School Teacher Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton, Baubau, Indonesia
  • 2: Post-Graduate student of Guidance and Counseling Program, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: nurdahniar.umb@gmail.com

Abstract

The Covid-19 situation has a major impact on all elements of life, including education. The learning process changes, from face-to-face in class to virtual face-to-face. In addition, the approach taken has also changed. Similar to learning English in elementary schools, the application of the group counseling approach is to maintain and increase the self-confidence of elementary school students in learning English during the Covid-19 pandemic situation so that it stays true. To find out the perspective both of students and parents about the group counseling approach to increase students' confidence in learning English during the Covid-19. This research used qualitative methodology within a case study design. This research shows that the students have positive attitudes towards the use of a group counseling approach to increase students' confidence in learning English during the Covid-19 pandemic. The implication of this research is to provide student's perception into the use of group counseling approach to increase students' confidence in learning English during the Covid-19 pandemic in the primary education setting, the findings of this study offer several recommendations for Indonesian policymakers and future researchers.