English Teachers’ Challenges in Constructing Remote English Summative Assessment during Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Nurwahidah Nurwahidah UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • Maulana Rizki Hamidi UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • Nida Husna UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • Muhammad Farkhan UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • Didin Nuruddin Hidayat UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
  • Alek Alek UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Abstract

This study aims to investigate English teachers’ challenges in constructing remote English summative assessments for junior high school students during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The method used in this research is a qualitative method with descriptive research in case study design. The results of this study obtained from 33 English teachers of Junior High schools from 8 big provinces in Indonesia highlighted technical problems and the validity and reliability of the test become the main challenges when the teachers construct a remote summative assessment for junior high school students. Furthermore, the researchers concluded that during the COVID-19 Pandemic, most junior high school teachers face many challenges and can overcome those problems by being tech-savvy teachers.

Keywords: COVID-19, English Teacher Challenges, Remote Learning, Summative Assessment

Author Biographies

Nurwahidah Nurwahidah, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Nurwahidah is a postgraduate student at Department of English Education, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Maulana Rizki Hamidi, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Maulana is a postgraduate student at Department of English Education, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Nida Husna, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Nida is a senior lecturer at Department of English Education, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Muhammad Farkhan, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

M Farkhan is a senior lecturer at Department of English Education, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Alek Alek, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Alek is a senior lecturer at Department of English Education, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

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Published
2022-06-01
How to Cite
Nurwahidah, N., Hamidi, M., Husna, N., Farkhan, M., Hidayat, D., & Alek, A. (2022). English Teachers’ Challenges in Constructing Remote English Summative Assessment during Covid-19 Pandemic. Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, 5(2), 183-193. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31539/leea.v5i2.3534
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