POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES ON THE USE OF ZOOM MEETING IN ONLINE LECTURE DURING PANDEMIC
Keywords: Postgraduate student, Zoom meeting, Online learning, Pandemic, Covid-19
AbstractConventional meeting in the classroom has been affected by the covid-19 pandemic, leading to the near-total closures of schools, and colleges change to online meeting to prevent the spread of covid-19. It caused all elements of the education sector to adapt and to continue the teaching-learning process online. This is one of the effective solutions to activate the learning process to stay exist. Many schools have incorporated technology through the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The use of platforms such as zoom meeting is one of the ways to fit the best online classroom meeting at the postgraduate level. This study explains the postgraduate students’ perception on the use of zoom meetings as a learning media meeting and the implementaion of the use of zoom meeting in online lecture during pandemic. This study is a case study that employs a qualitative approach. Data obtained through questionnaires. The subject is 80 students of master degree program, English education, Postgraduate, Unnes. Findings showed that students use it as a facilitation tool for joining the classroom, presentation, and accomodating interaction with lecturers and friends. In general, students perceived positively the use of zoom meetings, it also very helpful to conduct their online lecture during pandemic.