Diffusion of Innovations Zoom Application for Kindergarten Online Learning Communication
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- innovation, communication, online learning, kindergarten
Currently, COVID-19 is an ongoing pandemic that happened in many countries, including in Indonesia. Related to this pandemic, The Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia is issuing a policy which is to study from home. To fulfill this policy, students and teachers are required to mastering the use of technology in online learning. The purpose of this study is to understand the diffusion process of the application of long-distance discussion in kindergarten students. The research method used a case study with a qualitative descriptive approach. The results showed that the application of remote or online discussion, like Zoom, is needed in the context of online learning during COVID-19 pandemic. The distribution uses a communication channel in the form of a WhatsApp group that is spread by class teachers. In the adoption process, innovation decisions are the authority on the part of the school. At the implementation stage, not all students follow the full schedule of the long-distance discussions provided. Apart from the child’s side, the role of parents in implementing the use of the application is very decisive. Various factors constrain the parents to find it challenging to accompany their children to follow the discussion schedule. To solve the problem, the school has adjusted the discussion schedule several times and likewise made innovation in other forms of learning such as YouTube videos and interpersonal communication through WhatsApp to students and their parents.
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TY - CONF AU - Lidya Agustina AU - Rieka Mustika PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/21 TI - Diffusion of Innovations Zoom Application for Kindergarten Online Learning Communication BT - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICOSAPS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 35 EP - 39 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201219.006 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201219.006 ID - Agustina2020 ER -