The Effectiveness of Stress Coping Techniques to Reduce Academic Burnout in Guidance and Counseling Students in Yogyakarta During the COVID-19 Pandemic


The emergence of COVID-19 has brought significant changes in various sectors in Indonesia, especially in the education sector. One such change was that, to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, the learning method was changed to online learning. This had positive and negative impacts on guidance and counseling students at Universitas PGRI Yogyakarta. The negative impact of online learning was that many students developed academic burnout. The purpose of this research was to verify the effectiveness of stress coping techniques to reduce academic burnout in these students during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was experimental research with a one group pretest-posttest design. The results of the paired sample t-test showed that stress coping techniques were effective in reducing academic burnout. It is therefore recommended that students use these techniques to avoid academic burnout.

Keywords: coping stress, academic burnout, COVID-19, guidance and counseling 1. Introduction

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