Martha Loupatty, Izak Habel Wayangkau


This study aimed at describing the 5th grade elementary schools teachers’ perception on the usability of e-learning technology of high-level plant anatomy as an educational medium in teaching-learning process. The only research statement guided this study is what are the 5th grade elementary schools teachers’ perception on the usability of e-learning technology of high level plant anatomy as an educational tool of teaching? This study employed a quantitative approach using survey research design. A purposive sampling technique was used to obtain 50 respondents drawn from amongst 5th grade elementary schools’ teachers of Merauke district, Indonesia. Quantitative data were analyzed descriptively using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 16 for Windows. As the general mean of the data analysis is of 54.5000 with the standard deviation of 2.32140, the present study indicated that the use of e-learning technology of high-level plant anatomy was positively perceived by the elementary schools’ teachers in the sample. This finding might be imperative for the school principals to motivate teachers to promote students’ knowledge and skills using e-learning technology as an educational tool of learning and, in turn, to improve students’ academic achievement. This finding might be also worthwhile for the Head of Education Office at government level to raise special fund to design and, in the same time, to promote teachers’ use of e-learning technology as media in teaching-learning process in order to help students understand all the distributed learning materials. 


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