The Challanging of Using Online Platforms in Learning Activities for Generation-Z in Padangsidimpuan


  • Mahrani Mahrani English Language Education Department, Universitas Graha Nusantara, Indonesia
  • Siti Meutia Sari English Language Education Department, Universitas Graha Nusantara, Indonesia
  • Syamsiah Depalina English Language Education Department, STAIN Madina, Indonesia


Online Platform, Online Learning, Challenging Generation Z


This study identifies how the Generation – Z face the using of technology of online learning platforms in online learning as a challenging. Then, it’s to know the readiness of the Generation Z in each activities of online learning by various platforms. This study assumed that the Generation Z react differently such as enthusiastic, lots of ideas and create their comfort situation in online learning by using various platforms. The method of this study is descriptive qualitative research with100 Generation Z from Senior high school level in Padangsidimpuan. The Data is from questionnaire’s and interview’s answer. It’s analyzed by Miles and Huberman’s theory in four steps; data collection, data reduction, data display, verification and conclusion then check the trustworthiness of the data by triangulation. The finding showed that Generation Z response do to the using of online platform in learning is 85% of them are answered fun, enjoy and like the online learning. Then, 75 % the answer from Gen-Z is can operate and create their assignment by apps editors. In conclusion, this challenging is fun for Gen Z and the using of technology of online learning platform is an appropriate for Generation Z and can improve their learning achievement. 


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