Siti Anida Maghfira


In early 2020 the world was busy with the emergence of the corona virus (Covid-19), including Indonesia. Covid-19 began to spread in Indonesia in March 2020. This made the government take a policy to limit the activities of all Indonesian people in various fields of life, including in education field. This policy makes the learning process that previously used the face-to-face method turned into a non-face-to-face method or better known as online learning. Online learning uses a variety of applications, one of which is widely used is the WhatsApp application. This research focus for investigating teachers opinion when they used whatsapp as their media for online learning in pandemic era especially when they used whatsapp for teaching writing the descriptive text. In this research, researcher used interview, observation and documentation. The result of this research showed that the use of whatsapp carried out by classroom teachers in learning activities which includes opening, core, and closing activities. Teachers also use photos, video and audio to make the learning process more interesting. Although there are some problem face in using this application, but there are another way as solution.


Whatsapp Application, Writing, Opinion, Online Learning

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