Engagement and Challenges in Digital Learning among SMK Tiram Jaya Students
Digital learning provides opportunities that make the teaching and learning process become more effective and meaningful in a classroom. This study examines the “Engagement and Challenges in Digital Learning among SMK Tiram Jaya Students.” In this study, 30 students were surveyed in order to assess their engagement and challenges in digital learning. In other words, this study aimed to investigate the usage frequency of digital media, benefits, and challenges faced by the school to engage with digital learning. Research design is a quantitative method and questionnaire is the instrument that has been used to collect data of 30 students in SMK Tiram Jaya, Tanjong Karang. Data collected were analyzed using percentages. Findings revealed that desktop computers, internet-enabled and multimedia projector are the most frequently used devices in school. Meanwhile, the most significant challenges faced by the students in digital learning are limited access to digital media and inadequate digital media tools. Suggested solutions were proposed in this study and most of the respondents strongly agree that the school needs to improve access to digital media and provide development activities to upgrade students’ ICT skills. After this very specific student engagement and challenges in digital learning, the implications were structured that special emphasis should be taken into account that the school has limited access towards digital learning and teachers need to be trained with ICT skills as well. Hence students will engage in learning actively.