Japanese Learners’ Perception of Using Padlet in Japanese Composition (Sakubun) Skills
Noviyanti Aneros, Herniwati
Available Online 17 December 2020.
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- Japanese learners, Padlet, students’ perception, writing
- Integration between the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the education sector requires teachers and students to utilize nowadays technologies, one of them by using Padlet. Padlet is a web-based application that enables users to write or pin-up files such as pictures to the virtual walls on Padlet. This study aims to find out the use of Padlet to enhance the students’ interest in Japanese basic writing class (Shokyu Sakubun) and how this application can improve students’ Japanese composition skills. This mixed-methods study gathered quantitative and qualitative data using the questionnaires to obtain students’ perception of using Padlet in Basic Japanese Writing courses. Involving a class of twenty-two students enrolled in basic writing courses at university in Bandung, West Java, and this study attained the data through observation of four class meetings. The findings showed the students think that Padlet can assist them to learn Japanese writing (sakubun) for beginners, as Padlet has various features that accommodate writing activities. It is fun and interesting because students also able to insert photos and Padlet can improve students’ writing ability through learning from peers. However, several students had troubles with the internet connections, and felt the inefficiency related to practicing writing Japanese characters by hands.
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TY - CONF AU - Noviyanti Aneros AU - Herniwati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/17 TI - Japanese Learners’ Perception of Using Padlet in Japanese Composition (Sakubun) Skills BT - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education (ICOLLITE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 499 EP - 505 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.078 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.078 ID - Aneros2020 ER -