The Students’ Perceptions on Virtual Learning during The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of ASM Santa Maria Semarang


  • Fitria Wahyu Nugraheni Akademi Sekretari Marsudirini (ASM) Santa Maria Semarang



virtual learning, perception, covid-19 pandemic


This study aims to analyse the students’ perception of the effect of virtual learning during the covid-19 pandemic. The subject of this research is 40 students in the secretary program, consisting of students from urban and rural areas. The distribution course of the secretary program must be 70% of practice and 30% of theory. Therefore, this research reveals how they perceive virtual learning for those who have more training than theory courses. Employing an online survey using google forms, 12 qualitative questions in the questionnaire were delivered online. The result of the study shows that students’ perceptions of virtual learning are positive. They realise that virtual learning is the only solution to helping the smooth teaching and learning process. However, students feel burdened with the internet quota and signal quality. They still understand the material provided by the lecturer though they find difficulties regarding communication with their lecturers and handling study virtually. Students also faced challenges finding references, doing the assignment, and collecting the assignment. Those difficulties can be caused by their limited internet access. Meanwhile, they can easily use virtual applications since they belong to the ‘Z’ generation, familiar with the technology.


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How to Cite

Nugraheni, F. W. (2022). The Students’ Perceptions on Virtual Learning during The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of ASM Santa Maria Semarang. SALEE: Study of Applied Linguistics and English Education, 4(1), 69–78.