EFL Student’s Perception towards Using Facebook as a Learning Tool for Composing: a Constructivist Teaching Strategy Using Mobile Technology

DATE PUBLISHED
February 27, 2018
SECTION
Articles

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate EFL student’s perception towards using mobile technology via facebook for practicing their English writing skill at Sembilanbelas November University Kolaka, South East Sulawesi. More specifically, this study is based on this study question: “What do the EFL student’s perception towards using facebook as a learning tool for practicing their English writing skill?” This study was conducted at the second semester of English students enrolled in 2015. The participants consisted of eighty students of two classes A and B. Out of 80 students, 68 are female and 12 male. They are between 16 and 18 years old. Researcher used close- ended questionnaire strongly agree, agree, undecided, disagree, strongly disagree questions to gather the data. Questionnaire distributed directly to all students of the third semester as the participants of the study. The obtained data were analyzed using Likert scales.  The result of the study revealed that students responded positively towards facebook as a learning tool for practicing their English writing at anytime and anywhere.

Keywords

Mobile technology, Facebook, Perception, English writing

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Author Details

Karimuddin .