The Journal of Social Studies Education in Asia Volume 11
published_at 2022

Challenge and Response of Social Studies Graduate Students in Online Learning During Covid-19

Prasetyo Ketut
Suprijono Agus
Sadewof FX. Sri
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This study aims to analyze the challenges and responses of social studies education students in online learning during the covid 19 pandemic. The research used a qualitative method. The type of research used is a case study. This study discusses the challenges and responses of social studies graduate students in online learning at Universitas Negeri Surabaya (Unesa). The research data sources are in the form of documents, photos, observation sheets, and interviews. The study’s findings indicated that each year is unique, even if the deployment of online education raises several issues for students. During the early stages of the pandemic, Universitas Negeri Surabaya Graduate students face psychological challenges, difficulties developing emotional attachments with lecturers, and difficulties providing internet access independently. Then after a year of adaptation, the learning process made students collaborate better. This process forced students to be more independent. However, some other groups of students prefer to have online learning because they can assure that they can be focused on education, and proficient in using laptops and smartphones and the application or learning platform.
Online learning
Graduate students
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