EFFECTIVENESS OF ONLINE LEARNING IN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The Covid-19 pandemic, which has affected practically every country on the planet, has had an impact on changes in the system and order of life, including the education system in Indonesia. Because of the epidemic, learning that could previously be done face-to-face must now be done online. The application of online learning during the COVID-19 epidemic must be assessed. One of them is discovered as a result of this research. The purpose of this research is to investigate the efficacy of high school online learning in Central Java. The survey research method was employed, along with a questionnaire instrument. According to the findings, 44.1 percent of students were unsatisfied with the implementation of online learning, 12 percent were extremely displeased, 27.2 percent were very content, 12.9 percent were satisfied, and just 3.8 percent were very satisfied. Poor signal problems, inefficient quotas, unsupported cellphones, and students feeling bored and bored with online learning are some of the constraints that students face while learning online. Teachers use Google Classroom, WhatsApp, Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams for online learning. In terms of the learning approach adopted, students continue to favor face-to-face learning with a 44.7 percent preference. In addition to the face-to-face format, 39.9 percent of students choose the blended learning model, which combines online and offline instruction. Only 15.5 percent prefer online education.