Response To The Need Of Students Of Geological Engineering Of UPN "Veteran" Yogyakarta University, Based On Online Learning Support Academic Facilities Survey During COVID-19 Pandemic


  • RM Basuki Rahmad
  • Yody Rizkianto
  • M Gazali Rachman



online class, COVID-19, geological engineering


COVID-19 pandemic, which is now happening worldwide, has a massive impact on many parts of our daily life. One of the affected aspects is education. The education system during the COVID-19 pandemic should fit the health protocol, which has been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia. Both students and lecturers are demanded to keep conducting the learning process virtually in their own houses by online learning. However, online learning support facilities used in UPN "Veteran" Yogyakarta University are still lacking and not centralized yet; thus, every department needs to prepare their needs autonomously. Geological Engineering Department surveyed supporting facilities needs as an essential preparation of the online academic system. The survey was conducted through an online form and was filled by 273 respondents who are active students of the Geological Engineering Department, (1)         UPN "Veteran" Yogyakarta University. Almost 85% of the respondents expect learning information system which covers attendance list, announcement, and online interactive media, which is mobile-based in order to be easy to access and use. Based on the result of the survey, Geological Engineering Department is planning to produce an Android-based app with an attendance list and social media features inside. The social media feature is able to be used by students and lecturers to interact with one another, especially discussing online learning


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