The Students’ Preference on Using TOEFL Applications for Grammar IV Course At Universitas PGRI Wiranegara.

Barotun Mabaroh, Dewi Ani Sartika, Rasyidah Nur Aisyah

Abstract


This study was conducted for discovering the students’ preference of learning Grammar using TOEFL Applications; 1) NST TOEFL Explorer and 2) Genius TOEFL. This research was important in order to evaluate the effective media for learning grammar TOEFL. The researchers used descriptive research which was conducted on 29th March 2019 until 28th May 2019. The subject of this study was the students’ who joined in ICT-Based learning of Grammar IV Course at Universitas PGRI Wiranegara Pasuruan. To get the data, the researchers used some instruments. Those were observation, questionnaire, interview, and documentation. The finding from the questionnaire showed that there were 32% of students class A had choosen NST TOEFL Explorer application, but 68% of them had preferred using Genius TOEFL application. There were 17% of students class B choosen NST TOEFL Explorer application and 83% of students class B had preferred using Genius TOEFL application. From this percentage, it can be shown that Genius TOEFL was more preferred to use for Grammar IV Course in Universitas PGRI Wiranegara Pasuruan. It was also found that the students average score after using NST TOEFL application was 20, whereas they got 65 by using Genius TOEFL. This result did not claim that Genius TOEFL was better than NST TOEFL explorer, but this contributed how an application could enhance the students’ interest in using it for learnig and support their achievement. Future researchers are suggested to justify this research result to formulate best criteria of effective ICT-based media.

Keywords: ICT, learning Media, NST TOEFL Explorer, Genius TOEFL, Students’ Preference.


Full Text:

PDF

References


A,Prastowo. (2011). Memahami Metode-Metode Penelitian. Jogjakarta: Ar-ruzz Media.

Abdulhak. (2015). The Effectiveness of ICT.(Online).(https://eprints.uny.ac.id/21890/3/2%20BAB%20II.pdf). Accessed on April 20st, 2019.

Afzal, M. T., & Fardous, N. (2016). Students’ preferences of technology usage for their learning engagement. American Journal of Educational Research, 4(10), 749–751.

Almarabeh, T. Students’ Perceptions of E-learning at the University of Jordan.Int. J. Emerg. Technol. Learn. IJET2014,9, 31–35.Collis, B. & Moonen. J. (20011). Flexible learning in a digital world: Experiences and expectations. London: Kogan Page.

Economides, A.A.(2021). Requirements of mobile Learning applications. International Journal of Innovation and Learning.

Mabaroh, B., & Pusparini, DA. (2018). Panduan Teknis Pembelajaran Grammar Berbasis ICT: Studi Pembelajaran Menggunakan Aplikasi NST TOEFL Explorer di STKIP PGRI Pasuruan. Sidoarjo: Delta Pijar Khatulistiwa.

Mabaroh, B., & Suryatiningsih, N. (2019). The Use of NST TOEFL Explorer to Improve the Students’ Mastery In Grammar TOEFL. British (Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris) Volume 8 Issue 2, 2019 page 90-101

Rohmah, Z. (2009). EFL Materials in Madrasah Tsanawiyah: What Do They Really Need?, TEFLIN Journal Volume 20 Number 1 February 2009 ..

Tri, HD. An Exploratory Study of ICT Use in English Language Learning Among EFL University Students. Teaching English with Technology, 14(4), 32-46, (http://www.tewtjournal.org). Accessed on April 30st , 2019

Ulum, B. 2013. Keberhasilan Belajar Siswa. (Online) (http://blogeulum.blogspot.com/2013/02/keberhasilan-belajar-siswa_24.html). Accessed on March 17st, 2019.

Vitoria, L.; Mislinawati, M.; Nurmasyitah, N. Students’ perceptions on the implementation of e-learning:Helpful or unhelpful?J. Phys. Conf. Ser.2018,1088, 1–6.

Wilkinson& Birmingham. (2003). Teaching Media: A systematic Approach (2nded). New York: Prentice Hall, Inc




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30984/jeltis.v1i1.1531

Article Metrics

Abstract view : 410 times
PDF - 78 times

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Rumah Jurnal IAIN Manado

Jl. Dr. S.H. Sarundajang, Kawasan Ringroad I, Malendeng Manado Kode Pos 95128, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.

 

Creative Commons License