The Effect of Online Education on Knowledge about Covid-19 Masks in High School Students in Jakarta: a Pre-experiment Study


One way to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus is to wear a mask in public. The purpose of the research is online education with videos and their influence on knowledge of the use of masks and how to dispose of them as an effort to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. The research design was a pre-experiment with one group pre-test and post-test design. A pre-test was carried out in the study, then counseling with video media, a question-and-answer session, and a post-test. Respondents were high school students in Jakarta with a sample size of 50 people taken by quota sampling. Data collection techniques used google form and intervention with videos shared online via Whatsapp in July 2020. Analyze data with mean difference test. The results showed that the mean difference test with the Wilcoxon rank sign test showed a value of p = 0.000, which means that counseling was an effect on increasing knowledge about masks and how to dispose of masks properly.

Keywords: Covid-19; Masks; Education Online; Video Media; a Pre-Experiment

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