Students’ Perceptions of English Creative Writing Using the Weblogs
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- Perception, Writing, Creative Writing, Weblog, Digital Fluency
This research aimed to understand student’s perception toward the use of weblogs and how weblogs help them in improving their writing skills, also investigate the positive aspects and barriers occur in the learning. This study used a mixed-methods design, in which the data were collected through online questionnaires and interviews. The participants of this study were the students of the Introduction to Creative Writing subject batch 2017. The result of the study showed that students’ perception of writing on the weblog is positive, and proven to improve their writing and reading skills. The result also showed that confidence and motivation in writing for the public also increased. Moreover, the weblog delivered the most positive aspects in vocabulary. Besides its benefits, some students still had difficulties in writing using the weblog, such as internet connection problems. Although the use of this technology in improving teaching and learning in writing claimed beneficially, teachers still need to guide the students to use the weblog and the students need to enhance the display and content of their weblogs so that readers are more interested in their writings.
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TY - CONF AU - Yanto Yanto AU - Nurul Fajria AU - Tubagus Zam Zam Al Arif PY - 2021 DA - 2021/08/26 TI - Students’ Perceptions of English Creative Writing Using the Weblogs BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Green Development International Conference (GDIC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 433 EP - 438 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.210825.074 DO - 10.2991/aer.k.210825.074 ID - Yanto2021 ER -