The Online Learning Difficulties for EFL Learners

Zikrullah, 160203040 (2022) The Online Learning Difficulties for EFL Learners. Other thesis, UIN Ar-Raniry.

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The study is aimed to explore the difficulties faced by EFL learners in using online class learning and the factors that cause difficulties. This research was completed by using a qualitative approach. To collect the data, 10 interviewees were selected purposively from students' 2016 (2S), 2017 (2S), 2018 (3S), and 2019 (3S) academic years at the Department of English Language Education, UIN Ar-Raniry. Semi-structured interviews were used as instruments to answer two research questions. Results showed that most students experienced difficulties consisting of; (1) internet connection problems, (2) distraction during the online classroom, (3) plagiarism concerns, (4) lack of technological knowledge, (5) device problems, (6) text material without explanation, (7) lack of lecturer’s control, and (8) slow adaptation. On the other hand, factors that cause difficulties were founded such as; (1) Too accustomed to old concentrated face-to-face learning, (2) boring and lack of enthusiasm, (3) no social interactions, (4) too many assignments, (5) groups work problems, (6) lack of confidence, (7) lack of motivation, and last (8) low English proficiency.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 371 Sekolah dan Aktivitasnya: Pendidikan luar biasa > 371.1 Guru dan Pengajaran
300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 372 Pendidikan dasar > 372.6 Bahasa (Ketrampilan Komunikasi)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Zikrullah Zikrullah
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2022 02:47
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2022 02:47

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