Universal Journal of Educational Research

ISSN: 2960-3714 (Print) 

ISSN: 2960-3722 (Online)

Difficulties Of Teaching Mathematics with Distance Learning Application Systems in High Schools


Universitas Abulyatama, Aceh Besar, Indonesia

Manovri Yeni

Universitas Muhammadiyah, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Muhamad Saleh

Universitas Serambi Mekkah, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Muhammad Daud

Universitas Terbuka, Banda Aceh, Indonesia


All schools worldwide are rapidly entering the remote education process due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In this process, the math teacher becomes a remote math teaching partner. The teacher's experience in the remote teaching process of this mathematics subject, which is a compulsory subject in all senior secondary schools. This study aimed to see teachers' difficulties, such as problem-solving, class discussions, teaching aids, and appropriate learning methods. The participants of this study which was designed as a complex study were 15 experienced mathematics teachers in various schools in Banda Aceh. This research contributes to knowing the difficulties of mathematics teachers in teaching remotely to improve the quality of distance learning which the government is echoing in the present and future. The study results show that teachers have difficulties in remote math lessons. According to the findings of the research conducted by the participating teachers, mathematics classes should not be taught using applications for distance education; teachers have trouble interacting and communicating with students because there is limited interaction and a lack of direct feedback, and some students do not attend classes; there is a lack of information about the use of the internet and technological tools; there is a significant lack of sufficiency across the curriculum; there are some students who do not attend classes; there is a shortage of information about the use of technological tools.


difficulty, math teacher, distance learning


Murni, M., Yeni, M., Saleh, M., & Daud, M. (2023). Difficulties of Teaching Mathematics with Distance Learning Application Systems in High Schools. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2(4), 315-324. https://doi.org/10.17613/q0kb-fn14

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