Online Psychology Education for Students in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Pribadi Asih, Herlan Suherlan, Bertha Jean Que, Ira Kusumawaty, Patriandi Nuswantoro, Asrianti Asrianti ,Andiyan Andiyan


The epidemic of COVID-19 that has spread around the globe has impacted every sector. One of them is in education, namely the shift from offline to online learning. The deployment of online education has several consequences. This research aimed to examine the impact of online education on students' psychological well-being during the COVID-19 epidemic. This is a descriptive, qualitative research design. A questionnaire (questionnaire) and a literature review were utilized to gather data for this investigation. The findings indicated that as many as 55 respondents, consisting of 11 students and 44 students on average, had a relatively poor psychological state, as follows: (a) The majority of respondents were students between the ages of 18 and 23, as well as those between the ages of 9 and 17. (b) 76.4 percent of respondents prefer face-to-face learning; (c) 10.9 percent of respondents experienced very severe anxiety; (d) 21.8 percent of respondents experienced very severe stress; (e) 18.2 percent of respondents experienced very severe depression; (c) 45.5 percent of respondents experienced a strong sense of boredom; (c) and as many as 49.1 percent of respondents formalized paraphrase to ensure that online learning runs smoothly, educators, students, and parents must work to support children's learning processes in order for children to be engaged, comfortable, and happy while studying online.

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