Reflective Thinking Practice: An Analysis of English Teachers’ Perception during Online Learning in SMPS Laboratorium Undiksha

Anggi Natalia Sugita


This study is aimed to analyze the English teachers’ level of reflective thinking practice during online learning. This is a qualitative descriptive research in which the findings of the study was interpreted in detail and descriptively to get a deeper understanding about teachers’ reflective thinking practice. The subjects of this study were three English teachers who were conducting online learning in SMPS Laboratorium Undiksha, located in Buleleng Regency. Self-rated questionnaire and interview guide were used as the instruments of this study. The findings of the study indicated that the English teachers were categorized as advanced level of teachers, where they tend to utilize the four skills of reflective thinking towards their teaching, i.e. lifelong learning skill, self-assess ability, ability of self-belief, and teaching awareness. Teachers perceived that it was necessary for them to find the most effective strategies to teach the students for future improvement of their teaching. They apprehended that they recognized their strengths and weaknesses in teaching, and believed that they could take care of their needs as teachers in improving the quality of their teaching. Lastly, the teachers tried to think about what they taught to the students in terms of their own area of discipline so they could conduct the learning process regarding to the students’ needs. However, as this research is limited in term of its method of data collection, further research needs to be conducted in order to observe how teachers reflect on their teaching and learning process. 


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