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The impact of hybrid learning in teaching English for Business Communication in Vocational Higher Education of Indonesia Andi Musdariah; Muhammad Basri; Baso Jabu
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) Vol. 4 No. 3 (2021): September
Publisher : Center for Humanities and Innovation Studies

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v4i3.124

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Some studies have been undertaken to decide the impact of hybrid learning on outcomes in higher education settings, with findings indicating that hybrid learning increases student performance more than distant learning or normal face-to-face instruction. This paper focuses on the students’ perspective on the impact of hybrid learning-based instruction in teaching English for Business Communication in Vocational Higher Education of Indonesia. This study is ex post facto research that aims to find the causes that allow changes in behavior, symptoms, or phenomena caused by an event, behavior, or things that cause changes in the independent variables which have occurred. This study employed a case study using students’ reflection journals and online questionnaires to seventy-five students of Business English for Communication class of the Vocational Higher Education in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Data were analyzed descriptively. In analyzing the data, the researcher used thematic analysis and content analysis. Data analysis steps are data familiarization, generating initial codes, searching for themes, reviewing themes, defining and naming themes, and producing the report. This study showed that students perceived the hybrid learning improved students’ technology competence, collaboration participation, and engagement, motivation, self-confidence. The impact of hybrid learning in teaching English for Business Communication can be categorized into three highly impacted, moderately impacted, and lowly impacted on students, attitude, skills and competence, and motivation. This study claims that the more positive students are toward hybrid learning education in the classroom, the higher their English for Business Communication performance. This research improves scholarly understanding of hybrid learning instruction in Indonesian Vocational Higher Education when teaching English for Business Communication.
Being an E-Teacher: Preparing the ESL Teacher to Teach English with Technology Ismail Anas; Andi Musdariah
Journal of English Language Teaching and Linguistics Journal of English Language Teaching and Linguistics, 3(1), April 2018
Publisher : Yayasan Visi Intan Permata

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (509.328 KB) | DOI: 10.21462/jeltl.v3i1.102

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In response to the extensive use of technology in the field of education particularly in English language teaching (ELT) context, both the pre-service and in-service ESL teachers are expected to use ICT tools in their teaching and learning environment. It is important to have a closer look at the use of ICT tools and the ease of access to the internet to see the opportunities to harness the technology resources for effective blended learning. Recently, although many studies revealed merely to promote the student’s self-directed learning and the successful of CALL, it is the teacher as a key role to blend such technologies into an effective teaching strategy. This study strives to develop a conceptual framework for teaching English with technology.  The framework delineates six perennial aspects of e-teacher development; they are; (1) teacher technology competency, (2) professional use of ICT tools, (3) professional use of the Internet, (4) web-based technology skills, (5) ESL teacher’s digital literacy, and (6) ESL materials and resources development.  This concept will bring many contributions to the way ESL teacher exploit the technology resources for an adaptive and interactive teaching strategy.  This paper also provides the implications for the practice, teacher, and student
Teaching ESP: The English Lecturers’ Communicative Activities in Business English Instructions Andi MUSDARIAH; Farida AMANSYAH
Research and Innovation in Applied Linguistics [RIAL] Vol 1, No 1 (2023): [February]
Publisher : Politeknik Negeri Ujung Pandang

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.31963/rial-ej.v1i1.3717

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This corrigendum article focuses on enhancing the communicative competence of ESP learners using a wide range of tasks or activities. The target audience for this article is students enrolled in the Business Administration program at the State Polytechnic of Ujung Pandang. By carefully designing activities based on each student’s level and the standards they must meet, we facilitated them to connect with their classmates in the classroom and improve their speaking ability. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate that students can improve their speaking skills by actively participating in the communicative activities that take place in the classroom. It was found that students were engaged in the activities and using the language when interacting with others in discussion sessions, group projects, and role-playing activities.