IMPACT STUDY OF DIGITAL CLASS TRAINING IN INDONESIA
Abstrak. SEAMOLEC has been conducting training on the utilization of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for teachers since 2015. The program that aims to make teachers more familiar with the ICT tool was inline with the efforts of ASEAN countries to adopt the 21st century curriculum for strengthening ICT literacy. In those training program, SEAMOLEC trains teachers to utilize ICTs in teaching and learning activities. To know the impact of the training program, SEAMOLEC conducted this research. Subjects in this study were participants of Digital Class Training. The online questionnaire was sent to 1454 respondents. A total of 268 respondents responded and fill out the questionnaire..
The results of the study are: (1) based on teachers opinion, training materials are good and instructors have a high capability for conducting the training, (2) most schools support ICT-based learning activities by providing some facilitation, such as infrastructures and policies, (3) teachers utilizing ICTs in the teaching and learning activities and developing further ICT skills; (4) the majority of teachers disseminate skills to their peers in various ways, and the training have some positive impacts on their careers. Based on the results of the study, it is suggested that: (1) SEAMOLEC should provides the repository for training and video recordings materials to be be use as open source for teachers; (2) SEAMOLEC needs to conduct a learning innovation contest that utilized ICTs as learning tool and, if necessary, in collaboration with the provincial education offices.