Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Early Childhood Education. Semarang Early Childhood Research and Education Talks (SECRET 2018)

How Online Tutorial can Help Distance Education Students to be more Active in Their Learning

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Titi Chandrawati
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Titi Chandrawati
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/secret-18.2018.24How to use a DOI?
Keywords
UT, Online Tutorial, Learning Online, Learning Independently
Abstract
There are massive changes in many aspects of our life that affect our life such as in the way we learn. Universitas Terbuka (UT) is a distance education university that often uses technology for its teaching and learning activities such as online tutorial. Basically, UT students’ do not meet their lecturers face to face every day. Being UT students require UT students to learn independently by reading UT learning printed materials by themselves. Moreover, UT’s online tutorials are provided to help UT students in understanding their course materials. In order to investigate why and how online tutorials can help UT students while learning at a distance, so the researcher conducted this study. In addition, in this study, the researcher tried to explore how participating in online tutorial can help UT students to become more active in their learning. This study was used in the Professionalism of early childhood teachers online tutorial course. The research method for thus study was using descriptive qualitative method using online open questions which were sent to 286 participants. The data were analyzed using descriptive qualitative data analysis. Only 55 students from 286 online tutorial participants who answered the questions. The results of this study were 1. participating in online tutorial apparently can be a way to help the students understanding the course material, 2. Participating in online tutorial can motivate and help UT students to be more active in their learning and 3. By learning online, students learn to get used with computers and internet.
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