Training on the Use of Online Learning Application for Primary and Junior Secondary School Teachers in Purwakarta Regency, Batch II

The second batch of the training course on the use of an online application for teachers in Purwakarta Regency was conducted on 23 – 25 September 2020. The total number of participants in this second batch increased. There were three classes in this batch with 20 participants in each class. The facilitators were Mr Zuhe Safitra, Mr Gunawan Muhammad, Mr Prima Dermawan, Mr Rizwan Darmawan, Mr Haidar Helmi, and Ms Adella Anfidina. Besides, Dr Sediono was also involved in this training delivering a topic on the strategy of online learning during the pandemic period.

Mr Purwanto, the head of Education Office Purwakarta, opened the training officially accompanied by Dr Indrawati, Director of SEAQIS, and Dr Agus Muharram, head of BMPS. In his speech, the head of the Education Office stated the importance of online learning application during the pandemic period. He strongly advised teachers to seriously learn the applications and then disseminate all the knowledge and skills in their home area. He also expressed his gratitude to the Centre for collaborating with BMPS to conduct the training. Dr Indrawati then introduced SEAQIS and its flagship programmes and activities.

The participants afterwards learned about Google Meet, a platform for conducting an online meeting.  The next topic on the first day was a simple video editing using a smartphone. The participants learned to combine a PowerPoint presentation with video to make an exciting learning video.

The second day, the facilitators facilitated participants to learn about Google Classroom, Google Form, and online learning design. The last day, they presented their Google Classroom that was created based on the online learning design.