The Stress Level and its Effect on Learning Achievements of Health Students due to Corona Pandemic in Indonesia
Isak Jurun Hans TUKAYO, Jems KR Maay, Paul Sirait, Heru Santoso W Nugroho
(1) Background: The development of the Covid-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) outbreak has an impact on all sectors including education where teaching and learning processes are carried out online nationwide. Changes in these conditions can cause various levels of stress that affect students’ achievement during the online learning process.
(2) Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of stress levels on students’ achievement in various health majors in Indonesia.
(3) Methods: The type of research used is quantitative using a cross sectional study design. The sampling technique is simple random sampling, conducted online with a total sample of 200 respondents, in 5 departments of health education institutions in 21 provinces (61.8%) out of 34 provinces in Indonesia. Data were collected using a validated Medical Student Stressor Questionnaire (MSSQ) and the Pearson Product Moment correlation analysis method.
(4) Results: From the Pearson Product Moment test results, a p-value of 0,000 was obtained, which means p-value <0.05, concluded that H0 was rejected, which means that there is an influence between the level of student stress on learning achievement in the Covid-19 epidemic era. The Pearson correlation coefficient (r) obtained is positive 0.732 which shows the correlation between the levels of students’ stress with learning achievement is in the category of "High / Strong", while the positive value indicates the pattern of influence is unidirectional.