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impact of the covid 19 pandemic on the process of exclusive breastfeeding

Nurul Anjarwati; Veny Erlisa Irawan

Published: April 2022   Journal: Jurnal Kesehatan Mesencephalon
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health occurred in all age groups including pregnant women, mothers giving birth, and newborns. Breastfeeding during a pandemic requires special attention because of the short-term and long-term health implications. The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the success of exclusive breastfeeding. The research design is qualitative with in-depth interview data collection methods on 7 participants. The sample was selected according to the inclusion criteria, namely mothers who gave birth during a pandemic and when data were collected on children aged 6-12 months in the working area of the Kepanjen Health Center, Kab. Poor. Researchers as the main instrument in the study and interview guides as a reference for questions.
Parents' perspectives toward school reopening during COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia: a national survey

Antonius Hocky Pudjiadi; Nina Dwi Putri; Hikari Ambara Sjakti (et al.)

Published: April 2022   Journal: Frontiers in Public Health

All sectors are affected due to COVID-19 pandemic occurring worldwide, including the education industry. School closure had been taking place for more than a year in Indonesia. Despite the controversies, Indonesian government had decided to begin school reopening. This study aims to assess parental readiness for school reopening, and factors affecting parental attitude toward school reopening. A cross-sectional study using online questionnaire distributed via official Indonesian Pediatric Society (IPS) official social media account collected between March and April 2021. The questionnaire contained the general characteristics of study participants, parents' knowledge, and perspectives on COVID-19, and health protocols for school reopening.

Parental obstacles during distance learning mathematics in Indonesia: a phenomenology study

Muhamad Galang Isnawan; Didi Suryadi; Turmudi Turmudi (et al.)

Published: April 2022   Journal: European Journal of Educational Research
The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused an inevitable shift from face-to-face to distance learning, a phenomenon known as panic-gogy. Parents are the main students’ companions while studying at home. Although various studies show the constraints in this condition, few employ phenomenology that accurately describes people’s experience regarding a situation. Therefore, this study aimed to describe parents’ experience during distance learning mathematics using a phenomenology approach. The participants comprised 71 35-50-year-old parents of junior high school students. A Google form with open-ended questions was used as the main instrument in data collection. Data were analyzed using NVivo-12-assisted thematic analysis in coding, while source triangulation was used to strengthen the data trustworthiness.
Covid-19 literacy test: developing of instruments and measuring for high school students

Ilham Nurseha; Mieke Miarsyah; Rizhal Hendi Ristanto

Published: April 2022   Journal: Biosfer: Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi
COVID-19 literacy is very important in dealing with the current pandemic, especially for students who will or are carrying out offline learning. So, it is necessary to develop an instrument that can measure the literacy ability of COVID-19. This study aims to develop an instrument that can assess the COVID-19 literacy level of high school students. The research method used is research and development with Borg & Gall model, which consists of eight stages namely (1) research and initial information collection, (2) designing, (3) developing initial products, (4) expert validation, (5) initial product revision based on input from expert validators; (6) Field trials, (7) revision, (8) implementation and dissemination. The results of the development obtained 28 items consisting of eight questionnaires and 20 multiple choice questions. The questionnaire aims to obtain descriptive data about students' attitudes towards the COVID-19 pandemic, while multiple choice questions are used to measure students' knowledge.

Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 15 | Issue: 1 | No. of pages: 11 | Language: English | Topics: Education, Health | Tags: child health, COVID-19, infectious disease, pandemic, respiratory diseases, secondary schools | Countries: Indonesia
Learning loss or learning gain? A potential silver lining to school closures in Indonesia

Delbert Lim; Niken Rarasati; Florischa Tresnatri (et al.)

Institution: Research on Improving Systems of Education
Published: April 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected learning practices in Indonesia, decreasing the role of teachers as instructors and instead driving parents to replicate the classroom environment at home. Given a supportive home environment, some students, particularly those with low initial achievement, enjoyed learning gains during school closures, as parents were able to directly teach to their level. As schools reopen, students will benefit from continued additional support in their education from their household. It is also important to reintroduce a challenging curriculum to recover potential learning losses at the upper tail of the distribution
Students’ perception of online learning amidst the Covid-19 pandemic: a study of junior, senior high school and college students in a remote area

Senida Harefa; Grace Lamudur Arta Sihombing

Published: February 2022   Journal: F1000Research
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes in all sectors of life, especially in the field of education. These changes aim to make the learning process more effective in the pandemic environment. However, it can be challenging, as some students do not give positive responses to these changes, especially those in remote areas. This article aims to identify and report students' perceptions about the effectiveness of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in the remote North Tapanuli region of Indonesia.
Indonesian midwives’ perspectives on changes in the provision of maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study

Alya Hazfiarini; Rana Islamiah Zahroh; Shahinoor Akter (et al.)

Published: February 2022   Journal: Midwifery

To explore how COVID-19 influenced the provision of high-quality maternity care in Indonesia. A qualitative descriptive study using in-depth interviews was undertaken. Thematic analysis was used to analyse data, and behaviour change frameworks (Theoretical Domain Framework (TDF) and Capability, Opportunity, and Motivation (COM-B)) were used to identify and map facilitators and barriers influencing maternity care provision during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital disruption in early childhood education: a qualitative research from teachers’ perspective

Bayu Rima Aditya; Andrisyah ; Asih NurIsmiatun (et al.)

Published: February 2022   Journal: Procedia Computer Science
In the digital era, teachers need to behave more positively attitude about ICT. This study investigated the perception of early childhood teachers regarding the use of ICT in the online learning process during the Covid-19 pandemic through a qualitative interview. For the data collection,  53 early childhood teachers in Indonesia were interviewed. The data collected from interviews were analyzed using thematic coding techniques.
The role of Indonesian education-based startup in enhancing the learning quality of high school students in COVID-19 pandemic era

Akmal Silva Pratama; Eidelina Maghfirah; Faiz Ramadhan (et al.)

Published: February 2022   Journal: IEEE Xplore
The COVID-19 pandemic causes transitions and social changes in the learning process from offline to online. On the other hand, the adaptation of formal education to digital learning is not always smooth. In this case, startups in the education sector have a role in advancing education and improving the quality of students in Indonesia, especially high school students. The purpose of this research is to analyze the role of educational startups in Indonesia in improving the quality of high school students during the pandemic. This research uses a mix method approach that combines quantitative and qualitative approaches, where data is obtained through distributions of questionnaires to 112 high school students, interview and library research.
Stress level to dietary habits among adolescent in Indonesia during COVID 19 outbreak: a nationwide survey

Andi Eka Yunianto; Dzul Fadly; Asepsuryana Abdurrahmat (et al.)

Published: January 2022   Journal: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences

To  suppress  the  COVID-19  transmissions,  almost  all  activities  related  to  physical  and  social activities between individuals are restricted. Activity restrictions such as lockdowns or physical-social distancing can trigger an elevation in stress. This study aimed to determine the correlation between stress levels and food habits among adolescents in Indonesia. This cross-sectional study was conducted through an online questionnaire involving 5924 adolescents in all regions in Indonesia using the snowball sampling technique.

Socioemotional competencies of Indonesian preschoolers: comparisons between the Pre-Pandemic and pandemic periods and among DKI Jakarta, DI Yogyakarta and West Java Provinces

Sri Indah Pujiastuti; Sofia Hartati; Jun Wangb

Published: January 2022   Journal: Early Education and Development
Despite being the largest archipelago and the fourth populous country in the world, Indonesia has received limited research attention to the socioemotional development of its diverse child populations. As the corona virus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic significantly interrupted the life of individuals and families all over the world, it is also critical time to better understand the status and need of Indonesian young children’s socioemotional development to inform corresponding practices and policies. This study investigated the differences in Indonesian preschoolers’ socioemotional competencies between the pre-pandemic and pandemic periods, as well as across three representative provinces of DKI Jakarta, DI Yogyakarta, and West Java.
The effect of perceived risks and perceived cost on using online learning by high school students

Samiaji Sarosa

Published: January 2022   Journal: Procedia Computer Science
As Covid19 Pandemic hit all over the world, Indonesian high schools are struggled to cope with the sudden and forced switch to fully online learning. This study employed an online survey of Indonesian high school students to understand their behaviour in using online learning. The survey gathers data from 462 respondents who resided in 24 provinces. Theory of Planned Behaviour extended with Perceived Risks and Perceived Costs is used as the theoretical framework. Perceived Risks are used to accommodate concerning security-related news that might affect online activities. Perceived Costs is used to address complaints regarding additional financial burden due to fully online learning, namely cost to access and cost to acquire equipment. SmartPLS version3 is used as the main data analysis tools.
The effect of the adversity quotient on student performance, student learning autonomy and student achievement in the COVID-19 pandemic era: evidence from Indonesia

Asrop Safi'i; Imron Muttaqin; Sukino (et al.)

Published: December 2021   Journal: Heliyon
This research investigates the effects of the adversity quotient introduced by Paul G. Stoltz on students achievement motivation, student learning autonomy and student performance. The study was conducted through an online survey with 218 participants from selected students of two Islamic senior high school in Indonesia. Data and information gathering from respondent analyzed by partial least square structural modelling using SmartPLS. This research revealed that adversity quotient were significant constructs affected on students achievement, students learning autonomy and student performance. This research opens a new paradigm for studying the adversity quotient and its implication for other educational aspects.
Physical activity, food consumption, and breakfast among normal and overweight elementary school children in Bogor during Covid-19 pandemic

Dini Rizkiani Putri; Cesilia Meti Dwiriani; Dodik Briawan

Published: November 2021   Journal: Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan
The objective of this study was to analyze differences in physical activity, quality of food consumption and breakfast between elementary school children with normal and overweight nutritional status in Bogor City of Indonesia during the Covid-19 pandemic. This was a cross sectional study carried out from September 2020 to January 2021 in nine elementary schools in Bogor City. This research was conducted when school from home had been running for about six months. Survey was conducted using a structured questionnaire filled by the subject's parents via google form and Microsoft word and then interviewing via whatsapp. Physical activity measured using the Physical Activity Level (PAL) method and food consumption quality using the Individual Dietary Diversity Score (IDDS). Breakfast quality based on the intake and contribution of energy and protein at breakfast.
The outbreak of COVID-19: Resilience and its predictors among parents of schoolchildren carrying out online learning in Indonesia

Abd Nasir; Susilo Harianto; Cucuk Rahmadi Purwanto (et al.)

Published: November 2021   Journal: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
Online learning during the COVID-19 outbreak, puts mental stress on parents and their children so that this requires extraordinary resilience when parents get additional tasks to accompany children in online learning that is done at home. The current study seeks to evaluate the resilience of parents accompanying schoolchildren in online learning. Besides, this study also examines independent socio-demographic predictors of parental resilience. This descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study was conducted on 392 parents of children participating in online learning at home. Data were collected through an online questionnaire survey in the provinces of Java and Bali. Demographic questionnaires and the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) were used to collect data. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and regression analysis with p < 0.05.
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