Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Law, Social Sciences, and Education, ICLSSE 2021, 09 September 2021, Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia

Research Article

An Analysis Of Whatsapp Usage In Online Learning At Elementary School: A Literature Study

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-9-2021.2313672,
        author={Demayani  Demayani and Aziza  Aziza and Sinta  Pravia and Tri Thantri  Junita and Zulfitrah  Akbar},
        title={An Analysis Of Whatsapp Usage In Online Learning  At Elementary School: A Literature Study},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Law, Social Sciences, and Education, ICLSSE 2021, 09 September 2021, Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLSSE},
        year={2021},
        month={12},
        keywords={whatsapp online learning elementary school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-9-2021.2313672}
    }
    
  • Demayani Demayani
    Aziza Aziza
    Sinta Pravia
    Tri Thantri Junita
    Zulfitrah Akbar
    Year: 2021
    An Analysis Of Whatsapp Usage In Online Learning At Elementary School: A Literature Study
    ICLSSE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-9-2021.2313672
Demayani Demayani1,*, Aziza Aziza1, Sinta Pravia1, Tri Thantri Junita1, Zulfitrah Akbar1
  • 1: Universitas Jambi
*Contact email: demayani97@gmail.com

Abstract

This article aims to describe the literature about WhatsApp usage in online learning at elementary school. The literature study was used to answer the questions about student learning outcomes by using WhatsApp, the effectiveness of WhatsApp as an online instructional media in schools, supporting and inhibiting factors faced by teachers, parents, and students during online learning. This study was a systematic review. The data was used from original research articles. The selection of articles was carried out through a process of identification, screening, and eligibility. The study found that WhatsApp usage in online learning at elementary school significantly rising the students studying outcomes. It’s proven that WhatsApp is more effectively used than other applications. The supporting factors of WhatsApp usage are handphone usage, laptop, internet data, and teacher's perfect preparation. While the inhibiting factors are internet network disturbances, students who weren't independent, and the lack of supervision in learning. In contrast to online learning, which is exclusively based on the teacher's side, the research findings that may be presented are on students' own teaching and learning processes. Furthermore, teachers' abilities, students' abilities, and parents' abilities must all be considered before using WhatsApp for online learning