GOOGLE CLASSROOM AS A DIGITAL TOOL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING: PPISMP STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION

Authors

  • NOR KAMILAH MAKHTAR Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Teacher Education Institute Kota Bharu Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • JASWARDI ANWAR MD YAACOB Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Teacher Education Institute Kota Bharu Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • MOHAMAD SHUKERI HAMZAH Department of Training Development, Teacher Education Institute Kota Bharu Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • NORIZAN ISMAIL Department of Training Development, Teacher Education Institute Kota Bharu Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia

Keywords:

Google Classroom, IPG, Learning Process, PPISMP, Proses Pembelajaran

Abstract

Abstract

The current development of information technology has changed the paradigm of society especially the lecturers, teachers, and also students. Education is one of the fields that is getting a significant impact within this scenario, where education is a process of communication and information from teachers to students and vice versa, that contains the information education, that sparked the birth of the idea of using e-learning. E-learning launched by Google, the Google Classrooms, is one of many e-learning systems that are currently used in the education field by the majority of students in Malaysia. Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) is a model of user acceptance of information systems and information technology assumes that there are two individual beliefs, they are the perception of benefit (Perceived Usefulness abbreviated as PU) and ease of use (perceived ease of use, abbreviated as PEOU). Therefore, this study was developed by adopting the model of TAM to see the perception from both the perception in the TAM on the use of Google Classroom by some Semester 2 PPISMP students. The population of this research is the students who are already using Google Classroom in the lecture. Data obtained as much as questionnaires distributed by using purposive sampling technique to 79 students in the Semester 2 PPISMP Programme. Descriptive analysis using SPSS for this study showed that there is strong positive feedback on the students’ perception of the use of Google Classroom in their learning process in IPG. Students agree that Google Classroom is useful, and they are satisfied with the use of Google Classroom as an online tool in the learning process. In a conclusion, this research found out that Google Classroom is a suitable medium as the learning tool in the teaching and learning process.

Abstrak

Perkembangan teknologi maklumat semasa telah mengubah paradigma masyarakat terutamanya dalam kalangan para pensyarah, guru, dan juga pelajar. Pendidikan adalah salah satu bidang yang mendapat kesan yang signifikan dalam senario ini memandangkan pendidikan memerlukan pengaliran proses komunikasi dan maklumat dari guru kepada pelajar dan sebaliknya, yang melahirkan idea menggunakan e-pembelajaran. E-pembelajaran yang dilancarkan oleh Google iaitu Google Classroom, adalah salah satu daripada sistem e-pembelajaran yang kini digunakan secara meluas oleh para pelajar dalam bidang pendidikan di Malaysia. Model Penerimaan Teknologi (TAM) merupakan model penerimaan pengguna terhadap sistem maklumat dan teknologi berasaskan dua kepercayaan individu iaitu persepsi faedah (PU) dan kemudahan penggunaan (PEOU). Dengan mengadaptasikan model TAM, kajian ini dijalankan untuk melihat persepsi terhadap penggunaan Google Classroom oleh pelajar Program Persediaan Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perguruan (PPISMP) Semester 2. Populasi kajian ini adalah pelajar yang sudah menggunakan Google Classroom dalam proses pembelajaran sepanjang 2 semester. Data yang diperolehi melalui borang soal selidik yang diedarkan dengan menggunakan teknik persampelan bertujuan kepada semua pelajar PPISMP Semester 2. Analisis deskriptif menggunakan SPSS bagi kajian ini menunjukkan terdapat maklum balas yang sangat positif terhadap persepsi pelajar berkaitan penggunaan Goole Classroom dalam proses pembelajaran mereka di IPG. Pelajar bersetuju bahawa Google Classroom sangat berguna dan mereka berpuas hati dengan penggunaan Google Classroom sebagai alat dalam talian bagi proses pembelajaran. Kesimpulannya, kajian ini mendapati Google Classroom merupakan medium yang sesuai sebagai alat pembelajaran dalam proses pengajaran dan pembelajaran pelajar.

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Published

2022-03-28

How to Cite

MAKHTAR, N. K. ., MD YAACOB, J. A. ., HAMZAH, M. S., & ISMAIL, N. . (2022). GOOGLE CLASSROOM AS A DIGITAL TOOL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING: PPISMP STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION. International Journal of Creative Future and Heritage (TENIAT), 10(1). Retrieved from http://journal.umk.edu.my/index.php/teniat/article/view/828