The Challenges in Implementing Reading e-class

Bona, Claudius (2016) The Challenges in Implementing Reading e-class. In: Conest 12, 2-3 November 2106, Atmajaya University - Jakarta.

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The concept of teaching and learning is changing since the use of internet in learning as an e-learning. E-learning or electronic learning is an innovative type of education technology that is appropriate to adopt in teaching primary to higher levels of education. In the area of English language teaching and learning, teachers and lecturers can use e-learning as a media to transfer the English knowledge to the learners. The aim of this study is revealing the challenges in implementing e-learning, especially at reading class in Business English study program Politeknik Ubaya, Surabaya. This study uses qualitative descriptive method by distributing questionnaire. The writer distributes the questionnaire to semester 1 students of Business English study program as target population, since they will be in touch with reading e-class. The questionnaire will be used as a tool to analyze the challenges in reading e-class. Previous researches from similar issue are analyzed to reveal the obstacle and solution to overcome the challenges in reading e-class implementation. The major findings reveal the challenges that the students have in reading e-class. This can be used to determine whether the implementation of reading e-class is effective in English language learning and teaching process. The other pedagogical implication of this study is whether some sessions of face to face traditional class is needed to support reading e-class to develop students’ reading skills. This preliminary study will be beneficial for Politeknik Ubaya as guidance whether English language e-learning, especially in reading should be continued to implement by the institution or not. Since this study is only a preliminary research, a further study could be developed in order to compare which one is better to develop students’ reading skills; e-learning or traditional learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: reading class, e-learning, implementation
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Polytechnic > Diploma in Foreign Business Language
Depositing User: Claudius Bona
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2017 04:09
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2023 08:03

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