THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN HKBP NOMMENSEN UNIVERSITY OF PEMATANG SIANTAR
The objective of the study was to find out a description of (1) the implementation of learning in during Covid-19 pandemic; (2) application of learning that have been implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic; and (3) the obstacles faced by lecturers and students in the learning process during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research is based on a descriptive-qualitative research. Research methods for obtaining data and information in revealing the focus of research are interviews, observation, and documentation. The data obtained were analyzed through Norman K. Denkin's triangulation to make it easier for researchers to interpret interrelated phenomena from different perspectives and perspectives, in order to obtain a complete understanding of the focus of the research problem. The results of the study is : (1) The implementation of learning during the Covid-19 pandemic was online and face-to-face by zoom. (2) Learning applications that have been implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic are generally Google Classroom, WA group, Zoom, and SPADA. (3) The obstacles faced by lecturers in online learning are very limited quality and quantity of meetings with students, unstable internet networks, more wasteful internet data packages, lecturers being chased to learn new applications, systemized activities in applications, disrupted learning activities because it is contaminated with busyness at home time discipline has decreased and cannot be accounted for, work from home (WFH) makes campus assignments less than optimal, disturbed learning psychology, miss the campus and students, and miss learning in class. The constraints faced by students are limited internet packages, unstable internet networks, learning new applications which are somewhat complicated, communication time with lecturers is very limited, inner contact with lecturers is very minimal, lecture assignments are very much, longing campus and real class, miss lecturers and classmates, learning together is more fun, reading books is minimal, more internet access, increasing psychological conflicts at home, and carrying cellphones everywhere.