STUDENTS'MOTIVATION FOR JOINING CLASS IN POST PANDEMIC AT SMK MUHAMMADIYAH KAJEN
Motivation is the need of every student that have to be paid attention among teachers, parents, and students themselves. Nowaday where the corona pandemic has not passed completely, the function of this motivation is crucial for the smooth running of the world of education. The objective of this research was to find out what factors affected the students' motivation of SMK Muhammadiyah Kajen for joining class in the post-pandemic. This research used descriptive qualitative method. The data was carried out by using a questionnaire of students’ motivation and interview with English teacher of SMK Muhammadyah Kajen. Based on the questionnaires that have been distributed, the results obtained that most students of SMK Muhammadyah Kajen answered strongly agree and agree on statements that represent extrinsic motivation. Extrinsic factors include the purpose, the society we live in, The people around us, and Curiosity. Examples are wanting to make parents happy, ashamed of neighbors if they make mistakes, parental support, having high-spirited friends, curious about material that they do not understand. This research was expected to provide benefits for anyone, both in terms of academic and non-academic.
Key Words: Learning, Students’ Motivation, Post pandemic