Investigation of students' motivation to learn science while studying from home during pandemic


  • Marsianus Raiman University of Flores, Indonesia
  • An Nissa Al Mu’min Liu University of Flores, Indonesia
  • Daniel Wolo University of Flores, Indonesia


Motivation, learning, study from home, pandemic


his study aims to determine the profile of the motivation for learning science
while studying at the homes of class VIII students of SMPN SATAP Taga Laga Buru in lesson
2020/2021. This type of research is descriptive research. The population in this research
were all students of class VIII SMPN SATAP Taga Laga Buru, amounting to 36 students, and
the sample of this study was 36 students who were obtained by saturated sampling
technique. Furthermore, the data collection technique used non-test techniques, namely
questionnaires. Data analysis was performed using descriptive statistics. The results showed
that the development of the science learning motivation profile while studying at home of the
VIII grade students of SMPN SATAP Taga Laga Buru experienced highly motivated (44.44%),
motivated (47.23%), moderately motivated (8.33%) less motivated and unmotivated
development. motivated (0%). This shows that the profile of motivation to learn Science is
quite good. medium.