Investigating Fiction Literacy Culture Indonesian Language Teacher and Junior High School Students in the Covid-19 Era


  • Mahiratun Fadlilah Faculty of Language and Art, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia
  • Pangesti Wiedarti Faculty of Language and Art, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia


Indonesian Language Teacher, Junior High School Student, Literacy Culture


The covid-19 pandemic has changed learning methods which ultimately affect teachers and students in accessing learning, including implementing a literacy culture. This study aims to describe the literacy culture applied by teachers and students in junior high schools in Kebumen Regency. The method in this research is descriptive qualitative, with data sources coming from teachers and students from various districts. Data was collected by means of questionnaires and structured interviews. The results showed that (1) From teaching and learning activities, reading and writing literary texts were most often applied. Fiction and poetry anthologies are the most widely used by teachers to teach, with students being prepared to bring textbooks. Youtube is the most interesting media to use, although its frequency is not too frequent compared to the use of print media. (2) In activities outside the classroom, teachers tend to design fiction learning no better than before the covid 19 pandemic, even though the teacher realizes that literacy culture is very important even in the era of the covid 19 pandemic. Students prefer fiction in the form of novels that are also filmed, short stories and fairy tales or folklore, and videos from Youtube. Through library facilities, students read or borrow books every week, one of which is fiction.


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