University Students’ Perceptions in Implementing Asynchronous Learning during Covid-19 Era


Mail Megawati Basri(1)
Mail Balqis Husain(2*)
Mail Wiwin Modayama(3)

(1) Universitas Pasifik Morotai, Indonesia
(2) Universitas Pasifik Morotai, Indonesia
(3) Universitas Pasifik Morotai, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author
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This study aimed to know students' opinions about the implementations of asynchronous learning (Screencast-O-Matic and Google-Form apps) during COVID-19, to identify the advantages and disadvantages were produced by these devices, as well as to analyze how big the students' confidence on this type of learning when implemented in the rural area. The subject of this study consisted of 45 respondents from the English education study program. They spread in the 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8thsemester. Qualitative descriptive students were used in this study. Among the questionnaire, open-ended questions and interviews were the methods to collect the data. The results of this study indicated these platforms had shown various obstacles. Over half of respondents criticize that limited internet access was one of the most significant restrictions when implementing asynchronous learning (Screencast-O-Matic and Google-Form apps). Although Screencast-O-Matic and Google-Form had some barriers in their virtual class, they provide more advantages. Many respondents believed they have all these advantages compared to the limits. The majority of respondents argued that it facilitated EFL students to increase acquisitions of language software that could contribute to students' ICT capabilities in particular.


Asynchronous learning; Perception; Covid-19 era

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31002/metathesis.v4i3.2734

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