Communication Ethics in Online Learning at Vocational School of Sebelas Maret University During the Pandemic


  • Endang Martini University of Sebelas Maret
  • Afita Nur Hayati State Islamic University of Sultan Aji Muhammad Idris Samarinda



communication ethics; online learning; students; lecturers; the covid-19 pandemic


For almost four semesters online learning has been implemented. From it, we want to describe the communication ethics of Vocational School of student class of 2020 at the University of Sebelas Maret (UNS) in online lectures during the pandemic by using the Zoom Meeting application.  A descriptive survey is used in this research, data collection uses open-ended questionnaires. The unit being sampled is 20% of the population with simple random sampling and 34 lecturers returned the questionnaire with fill out google form, from a total sample of 40 lecturers.  Purposeful sampling was also used for the first time to know legal rules regarding online lecture etiquette.  The principal results are students adapt more quickly but the frequency that often appears in online lectures is students closing the camera, communication is more one-way, even though some show their IT skills above their friends.  This major conclusion is normative ethics in online learning is not fully owned.