Teachers’ Experiences in Engaging Students Cognitively of English as a Foreign Language during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Indah Sari, Berlin Sibarani, Rahmad Husein


This study aimed to analyze teachers’ experiences in engaging students cognitively in English as a foreign language during the covid-19 pandemic. The participants of this study were experienced and less experienced teachers at private high schools in Medan. The technique of data collection was in-depth interviews. The results showed that both teachers had been familiar with using online media for learning such as zoom meetings although sometimes they had difficulties in engaging the students in the learning process when technical issues of the network occurred. Moreover, they could engage the students by 1) developing creative teaching, 2) designing problem-solving, 3) Aiming at reason, 4) enabling students’ decision-making, and 5) enabling students to evaluate.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wjel.v12n7p276

World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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