Analyzing Duolingo as Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in Assisting Language Autonomous Learner

Fitriyani, Fitriyani (2018) Analyzing Duolingo as Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in Assisting Language Autonomous Learner. Other thesis, IAIN SALATIGA.

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Abstract

This research aims to answer whether Duolingo as CALL can promote the autonomous learner, how does the autonomous learner learn with Duolingo in assisting their language learning and what features that participants love to learn with Duolingo. The participants of this research are eight students of Bidikmisi batch 2014 IAIN Salatiga. The participants have contributed in this research by learning with Duolingo for a month as autonomous learner. The methodology of this research was mixed method research design. Both qualitative and quantitative tool were used to collect the data. The semi-interview section as the primary data and questionnaire as secondary. Questionnaire was used to find out the self-initiated and self-regulated of the participants, while interview section was used to collect the information from participants about how the learning with Duolingo as CALL. The results of the research showed that Duolingo can be used to promote the language autonomous learner. It can be seen by the participants’ learning behavior. Duolingo promote the autonomous learner by managing their free time, selecting their learning technique, find the solution and evaluate their learning performance. All of the participants improve their language abilities after period time of learning with Duolingo. In addition, Duolingo Learning reminder and Duolingo feedbacks are the most popular and favorite language features of Duolingo which also play an important role in assisting the autonomous learner in the learning process.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: Bahasa
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email bimoharyosetyoko@iainsalatiga.ac.id
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 06:28
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 06:28
URI: http://e-repository.perpus.iainsalatiga.ac.id/id/eprint/4670

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