Class Dynamics, Learning Performance and Students’ Perceptions of Using Padlet for Learning: a Literature Review


  • Siti Musayaroh Special education, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University, Indonesia


padlet, class dynamics, learning performance, students’ perceptions


Padlet is a platform where users can create discussion walls by uploading text and various media such as videos, images, documents, and audio. Padlet is becoming more widely known when people switch to online activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Since its establishment in 2012, many studies have discussed the impact of using Padlet for learning, but so far, no systematic analysis of the results. This article presents the results of a literature review on how Padlet affects class dynamics, learning performance, and students' perceptions. This literature review includes 16 journal articles published from 2017 to 2022. The main result is that using Padlet for learning has a positive effect on class dynamics, learning performance, and students' perceptions. However, some studies state that Padlet has little effect on learning. Students mentioned that Padlet did not assist them in learning the content as Padlet only accommodates simple activities, is less easy to use when there is too much content, causes misunderstanding or receiving erroneous information due to lack of face-to-face communication, and has limited access to non-paying basic plans.


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