Lecturer and Students’ Perceptions toward Synchronous and Asynchronous in Speaking Learning during Covid-19 Pandemic

Anggun Rizky Amelia, Imam Qalyubi, Zaitun Qamariah


This study was aimed to describing the lecturer and students’ perceptions toward synchronous and asynchronous in speaking learning. The subject of the study was the lecturer who taught speaking course in fifth semester and students in fifth semester of English Education at IAIN Palangka Raya. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The data were collected through instruments such as observation, interview and documentation. The data were analyzed using descriptive method. The technique of data analysis involved collecting the data, analyze the data, and interpret the data. For the data endorsement, it was used triangulation technique. The findings showed that the perceptions of lecturer and students toward synchronous and asynchronous in speaking learning showed that these methods very useful for them in the continuity of learning and teaching online activities, especially in speaking learning. The applications they used in synchronous method such as Zoom, Google Classroom, and Jitsi Meet. In asynchronous method they used WhatsApp and E-mail. The best method to be practiced in speaking learning based on the research findings is synchronous method.


perception; synchronous; asynchronous; speaking learning

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