The new method of online learning at home has raised some serious concerns for parents. The present study aims to identify the obstacles students might face in online learning; based on the obstacles, the study intends to formulate several recommendations for improvement regarding online learning in primary school. The research method is a survey with 109 parents of elementary school students as the respondents. The data were collected by closed and open questionnaires and were further analyzed in a descriptive by applying a percentage. The results showed that: a) parents are often overwhelmed in assisting their children during the online learning process; b) as professional educators, teachers still bear an important role within the learning process that is irreplaceable by the parents (who have lesser pedagogic competence compared to the teacher); c) the involvement of parents, particularly mothers, is essential within online learning assistance to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable learning experience; d) intensive communication and coordination between parents and teachers/school authoritative is necessary for online learning preparation; e) teachers are encouraged to optimize their pedagogic competence to employ creative methods and interactive learning media; f) in the practical situation, teachers focus on developing motoric aspects and emotional development (particularly arts and religion).
Copyrights © 2022