THE ROLE OF TEACHERS IN IMPLEMENTING DISTANCE LEARNING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE COVID-19 PLAGUE
Linda Ika Mayasari, Isthifa Kemal
Learning should be well prepared from planning, implementing, to evaluating learning. This encourages research to examine how the role of teachers in the learning process is seen from the learning process. The focus of this research is to describe the Role of Teachers in the Implementation of Distance Learning, from the planning, implementation, and evaluation of learning. This research uses a descriptive qualitative research model. Main Findings: This research was conducted at MIN 1 Banda Aceh with the subject of the research being the teachers, in this case the teachers were given questionnaires and interviews to find out some indicators of the teacher's role. (1) the teacher's role as a source of learning in distance learning the teacher provided the source of learning among them namely the theme books and programs that the government made through television namely on TVRI; (2) the teacher's role as a demonstrator in this distance learning where the teacher provides facilities such as media for example with video media to help students in the learning process; (3) the teacher's role as a motivator gives the teacher motivating students. The motivation provided by the teacher also varies, there are those who provide motivation with rewards and also those that go directly to students (4) the role of the teacher as a manager in distance learning here the teacher acts as a manager of learning so that learning can be directed according to the basic competencies and learning objectives that must be achieved; (5) the teacher's role as an evaluator here the teacher's role is to provide an evaluation in order to know the extent to which students master a learning material. Regarding supporting and inhibiting factors for the role of the teacher in implementing distance learning.