Year 2021, Volume 22 , Issue 2, Pages 81 - 93 2021-04-01


Sumardi SUMARDI [1] , Dyah NUGRAHANI [2]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face instructions suspended; numerous campuses worldwide closed and were forced to initiate emergency remote teaching (ERT). Thus, this study explores an existing pedagogical strategy to adapt to ERT in the Indonesian context. The study focuses also on the challenges of implementing ERT-based instructions to promote students’ engagement during instructional practices. The researcher made a case study in which YouTube, Zoom, and SPADA platforms were employed for ERT-based instructions at a university. Seventeen pre-service language teachers joining the microteaching course in which English as a medium of instruction were voluntarily recruited during the study. The results indicated that ERT-based instructions were praiseworthy as a successful instructional mode to cope with the suspension of face-to-face instructions. However, the prominent challenges were that the low-achieving students were typically lack of self-discipline to engage virtually during the class and teachers had limited control over such students. It is advocated that teachers are supposed to find out the effective instructional strategies to cope with students’ negative learning attitude and to ensure that ERT-based instructions are effective for achieving learning objectives.
COVID-19, emergency remote teaching, pre-service language teachers, pedagogical strategy
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles

Author: Sumardi SUMARDI (Primary Author)
Institution: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, INDONESIA
Country: Indonesia

Author: Dyah NUGRAHANI
Institution: Faculty of Language and Arts Education Universitas PGRI Semarang Semarang, INDONESIA
Country: Indonesia


Application Date : September 28, 2020
Acceptance Date : April 19, 2021
Publication Date : April 1, 2021

APA Sumardı, S , Nugrahanı, D . (2021). ADAPTATION TO EMERGENCY REMOTE TEACHING: PEDAGOGICAL STRATEGY FOR PRE-SERVICE LANGUAGE TEACHERS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC . Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 22 (2) , 81-93 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.906553