The Strengths and Weaknesses of Using Google Classroom for Blended learning

Ni Luh Putu Sumartini

Abstract


Instructional Technology plays a very important role in the development of  education in Indonesia. Teachers should use IT to motivate  their students to learn. Blended learning is one of the ways that the teachers should use to facilitate the learning interactions Blended learning  combines face-to-face instruction with instruction through technology.  Teachers can use Google Classroom as a tool in their blended learning because it is easy for the students to use and the students can learn every time without coming to the class. Google Classroom is an application that can help teachers and students spend more time for discussion in online learning. Google Classroom has strengths and weaknesses for blended learning and the teacher and students can minimize the weaknesses. There is a problem for the students who cannot use the technology correctly. Therefore, the teacher should teach the students about how to use the tool that they will use  in blended learning.

 


Keywords


Strengths, weaknesses, Google Classroom, Blended learning

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23887/jpbi.v9i2.34820

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