A STUDY OF THE PERCEPTUAL BELIEFS AND THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING

Antonius Suratno, Suratno and Cecilia T Murniati, Murniati and Emilia N Aydawati, Aydawati (2015) A STUDY OF THE PERCEPTUAL BELIEFS AND THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING. In: International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” V ISSN; 2088-6799, 2-3 September 2015, Hotel NEO Semarang.

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Abstract

This paper is a temporary report of a project investigating the ICT gadgets in a survey study involving students of Senior High Schools in Central Java, Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to investigate how ICT is perceived and used by high school students as well as to disclose how the students have made use of the technological gadgets for language learning-related activities. The study employs a mixed method by which data were garnered from questionnaire surveys and focus group discussion. This is reported in the very end of the project stages and the results of which suggest that the research subjects perceive the ICT very positively and that, overall, respondents have frequently used them for various dayto-day activities. Another finding also suggests that the majority of respondents admit that they use the gadgets for various learning-related activities despite less so for learning English, bringing with it an implication on the change of policy by schools or educational policy makers to consider integrating the technology into a more purposeful learning uses.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT, perceptual beliefs, technological gadgets, language learning-related activities.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:Postgraduate Program > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:55318
Deposited By:Wahyu Setia Budi
Deposited On:11 Aug 2017 16:01
Last Modified:11 Aug 2017 16:01

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