Speedtest and Ekahau Site Survey Application Training in West Jakarta Schools 2021
Keywords:Community Service, Covid-19, Technology Based Teaching, Online Learning, Kindergarten
Kindergarten teachers have been integrating technology into their teaching routine activities in Indonesia during the Covid-19 pandemic. When it comes to kindergartners, teachers cannot do much of anything remotely, particularly if pupils must sit and gaze at a computer for hours on end. Penguin Family Islamic Preschool Teacher will be prepared to create effective and efficient technology-based in this community project. Socialization and continuity guidance was the major activities. Qualitative analysis is employed for data analysis, data reduction, data presentation, and deriving conclusions. The result of discussions’ community services is 1) find online resources before you start student teaching; 2) invite parents to participate; 3) examine each child's activities; 4) enlist every student's participation; 5) help develop fine motor abilities; 6) learn about developmental-appropriate practice; 7) know your lesson plan; 8) educate socially; 9) observe the routine procedures. The conclusion is Kindergarteners are still learning to think critically, and they may lack group-work experience and struggle with self-discipline in an online environment. Simple procedures may require detailed instruction in the online environment.
The number of complaints from students at the PKBM Wiyata Utama school in West Jakarta when accessing the internet in the library, especially during exams, is quite disturbing because it can impact their graduation. Therefore, teachers and educators in these schools need assistance to improve the performance of the access points (APs) installed and provide a good performance tailored to the school's needs. Therefore, the service team from the electrical engineering study program at Mercu Buana University (UMB) collaborated with the UMB Community Service team to improve internet quality in the Wiyata Utama PKBM school library by providing training on AP optimization application software, namely Speedtest and Ekahau site survey. Then follow with the socialization of the basics of calculating the link budget in installing an AP, then continuing with the practice of software simulation and implementation in the library. It is hoped that through this training, students at school will understand and be able to apply the knowledge of AP performance optimization for good internet quality outside the school environment. And, of course, the initial goal so that the teaching and learning process and the implementation of the exam can run well.