A Syllabus Design to Enhance Vocabulary and Reading Skills in Computer Assisted Language Learning

Affini, Laily Nur and Setyorini, Ajeng and Susanto, Dias Andris (2019) A Syllabus Design to Enhance Vocabulary and Reading Skills in Computer Assisted Language Learning. In: International Conference on Education and Technology ICETECH 2019.

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This article discusses a syllabus design for a subject called, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). The syllabus aimed to enhance students’ ability in constructing vocabulary in reading online authentic materials. The aim could be reached by implementing the syllabus to the process of learning in CALL. The author used two websites as the main tools and sources of online reading materials and vocabulary practice. The adaptation of using this technology was expected to meet the course objectives and to meet the demands of the syllabus. This study implemented descriptive qualitative research with two classes of students in the first semester as the participants. Data collection was conducted using questionnaire as the instrument in the odd semester of 2018. The findings show that by reading the texts, students gained new knowledge and updated information. They also found that by practicing the vocabulary exercise, it could increase their brain power in memorizing new vocabulary and know how to use the technology to support their learning. Keywords: CALL, Syllabus Design, Descriptive Research, Vocabulary, Reading

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pendidikan Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: dosen upgris semarang
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2019 01:43
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2019 01:43
URI: http://eprints.upgris.ac.id/id/eprint/567

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