Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICON-ELT 2023)

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Peer-Review Statements

M. Faruq Ubaidillah, Atik Umamah, Kurniasih, Durotun Nasihah, Eko Suhartoyo, Febti Ismiatun
All of the articles in this proceedings volume have been presented at the 4th International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICON-ELT) on August 30–31, 2023 in Malang, Indonesia. These articles have been peer-reviewed by the members of the 4th ICON-ELT Board of Reviewers and approved by the Editor-in-Chief,...
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Education Qualifications and Teaching Experience on the 21st Century TPACK Level of English Language Teachers

Hidayu Shafie, Faizah Abd Majid, Wan Nurul Elia Haslee Sharil
Technology plays a vital role in educational institutions today. Educators are required to integrate technology in their teaching and learning sessions and teach their students 21st-century skills simultaneously, on top of teaching the subject matters. Hence, 21st-century TPACK was introduced as a framework...
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Linking EFL Students' Writing Anxiety to Writing Performance

Kurniasih, Eko Suhartoyo, Ganjar Setyo Widodo, Irham
Writing anxiety refers to negative emotions when students are situated in writing activities. Studies have found that negative feelings may hinder students from performing well. Seeing the negative influence of anxiety on performance, this study examines the correlation between writing anxiety and students'...
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Digital Content Creation Course for Malaysian English Undergraduate Students: Its Relevance to Promote Autonomous Employability Skills

Haida Umiera Hashim, Syamimi Turiman
Venturing into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), being digital savvy is what makes a fresh graduate to be more employable than the others. Graduates with good digital skills will emerge as highly employable graduates as they are able to meet the industry’s needs. Most companies nowadays are diverting...
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"We Believe That…": A Pragma-Dialectics Study of Argumentative Indicators Used in Student Debate Programs

Durotun Nasihah, Nanang Zubaidi, Nova Ariani
The current study intends to examine the argumentative indicators produced by second language learners in a university-level student debate competition and the functions of the indicators in each stage of argumentation (confrontation, opening, argumentation, and conclusion). The researchers employed...
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Critical Reflection on ELT Practicum: Stimulating Preservice Teachers’ Pedagogical Competence for Transformative Learning

M. Zaini Miftah, Utami Widiati, Anik Nunuk Wulyani
In the teaching practicum programs, stimulating ESL/EFL preservice teachers’ (PSTs) pedagogical competence is essential in the transformative learning (TL) framework. This paper discusses stimulating PSTs’ pedagogical competence (PC) for TL through critical reflection on ELT practicum. Critical reflection...
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Exploring Novice Teachers’ Professional Identity in the Indonesian EFL Context

Fita Faridah, Pratiwi Retnaningdyah, Ali Mustofa
The professional identity of the teacher is formed from habitus, capital, and field, and that formation is important but not easy, especially for novice teachers who are low-skill, inadequate, or even with different interest backgrounds. In discussing the field, the environment and community also have...
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Heterogeneous-Pairing Method in an Asynchronous Writing Classroom: Its Effects on Students' Writing Skills

Faradila Masuara, M. Ridha Ajam
Extensive research has been carried out on proficiency pairing in recent years. However, those studies mostly focused on unpacking the benefits of the homogeneous pairing method, and the effectiveness of the heterogeneous pairing method in asynchronous settings has received little attention. This study...
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The Persuasiveness of Research Abstracts through Analytical Thinking and Emotional Tone Domains in Academic Research Writing

Hairul Azhar Mohamad, Rasyiqah Batrisya Md Zolkapli, Nadiah Hanim Abdul Wahab, Muhammad Luthfi Mohaini, Pavithran Ravinthra Nath, Muhammad Haziq Abd Rashid
Analytical Thinking and Emotional Tone are two important psycholinguistic domains of the LIWC framework by Pennebaker, Boyd, Jordan, & Blackburn [12] LIWC framework. These domains were used to examine the perceptions on the unresolved issue of native and non-native English rhetoric in academic writing....
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Internet Addiction and Digital Support: Do They Support Writing?

Atik Umamah, Ika Hidayanti, Merliyani Putri Anggraini
This study investigates three issues: 1) English students' levels of Internet addiction, 2) the types and intensity of use of digital support in writing, and 3) the correlation between Internet addiction and digital support in writing. A total of sixty third-year English students from a private...
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Self-Regulated Learning Strategies of Academic-Digital Reading Comprehension: A Narrative Inquiry

Sakhi Herwiana, Oikurema Purwati, Syafi’ul Anam
Numerous studies have investigated self-regulated learning (SRL) strategies and reading comprehension in L2/ foreign language contexts. Nevertheless, limited attention of research has been concentrated on an online reading test. Reading strategies on the computer screen is different from printed paper,...
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Mobile Application for Supporting English Language Learning for the Deaf Students

Deden Novan Setiawan Nugraha, Nurul Hermina
Indonesia's digital education ecosystem has a wide range of control spaces, including geographical differences, gaps in infrastructure distribution, gaps in educators' digital capabilities, and gaps in different teaching methods. Thus, several scenarios or strategies must be used during the...
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Artificial Intelligence Learning Platform for Promoting Speaking Competence: A Suggested Scaffolding for Autonomous Learning in Pesantren

Devi Nur Aini, Slamet Setiawan, Syafi’ul Anam, Reni Masyitoh, Wasilatul Ibad, Anny Wahyu D.J
Language functions as a means of communication. In order to communicate well, higher education learners need to acquire speaking competence in a foreign language. Nevertheless, due to the limited time during the process of teaching and learning of foreign language, students cannot get a chance to practice...
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The Commencement of Madunglish by Plurilingualism-Translanguaging-Multilingual Education on the Spot

Shofiyatul Hasanah, Parahita Pradipta
This study exhibits ethnographic-eventualities of Madurese-Scholar’s English Second-Language (L2), scheming to identify Plurilingualism (PL), Translanguaging (TL), & Multilingual-Education (MLE) habitudes (Madurese-to-Indonesian-to-English utilization & awareness), their employments privileges,...
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Oral Interaction Assessment through Video-recorded Group Discussion: A Case of English for Communication Skills (ECS) for Graduating Students

Hema Rosheny Mustafa, Rika Diana Busri, Nurul Na’immah Hamdan, Shazwani Abd Rahman
Possessing a good language proficiency could significantly help one to speak better. However, taking an online test in that target language could impact one’s performance. This paper aims to investigate online test anxiety in a group discussion among graduating students majoring in TESL. Oral interaction...
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Exploring the Professional Identities of English Lecturers: Indonesian Students’ Perspectives

Rizka Safriyani, Pratiwi Retnaningdyah, Ahmad Munir
Language teachers are active, imaginative, and compassionate, and their identities are constructed by short- and long-term social connections. Research on teachers’ professional identities has become more prevalent to understand how teachers grow and develop educational resources that meet their needs....
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The Impact of Blended Learning on EFL Students’ Perception of Autonomy and Writing Achievement

Dwi Fita Heriyawati, Febti Ismiatun, Like Raskova Octaberlina
This study seeks to investigate the perceptions of EFL students regarding the use of blended learning to promote autonomous learning in English language teaching, particularly in the writing class, and the extent to which teachers foster students’ autonomy. Twenty students were given a questionnaire...
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Factors of Public Speaking Anxiety among Postgraduate Students of Malaysian Public Universities in Online Presentations

Noorfarida Filzah binti Mohd Sobri Paridaluddin, Nur Asyrani binti Che Ismail, Zhang Jing, Chen Ruohan
This study aims to examine the contributing factors of public speaking anxiety (PSA) among international and Malaysian postgraduate students. To realise the study, a Personal Report of Public Speaking Anxiety (PRPSA) and Foreign Language Communication Anxiety Scale (FLCAS), were employed through a qualitative...
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Examining Strategy-based Instruction's Impact on Students Reading Comprehension: An Experimental Study

Fitri Awaliyatush Sholihah, Dzurriyyatun Ni’mah, M. Imron Azami
This research aims to examine the impact of strategy-based instruction on students' reading comprehension. This study uses pre-experimental research since the researchers want to investigate more profoundly in a group of 31 students sitting at a literal reading course. A package of a hundred and...
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Designing Problem-based Learning Syllabus for English Language Teaching Research Course

Elsa Ernawati Nainggolan, Hanifah, Pradipta Agustina, Gatot Subroto, Muhammad Chandra
As one of the documents communicating the content of a language course, a syllabus should be prepared according to the learner's needs. In response to this need, the study aims to design a problem-based learning syllabus for the English Language Teaching Research (ELTR) Course. To achieve the objectives,...
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Students’ Perceptions and Problems in Implementing Electronic Reflective Portfolio in Writing Class

Ida Yulianawati, Nasori Efendi
In Indonesia, electronic portfolios for teaching English, especially writing, have been used for the last decade. This study investigates students' perceptions of their writing development and problems in implementing Electronic Reflective Portfolios in an Indonesian EFL writing class. A case study...
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Plagiarism Sources Analysis by Turnitin Detection and EFL Students’ Attitudes toward Plagiarism

Anna Riana Suryanti Tambunan, Fauziah Khairani Lubis
Plagiarism as a type of cheating in theses is prevalent in higher education institutions. Academic fraud frequently occurs in the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels of education. Cheating in student thesis papers is escalating out of control and is tough to eradicate. This study aims...
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Investigating Students’ Pragmatic Deficit of Teacher-Student Interaction in a Language Classroom Discourse

Ika Lusi Kristanti, Bambang Yulianto, Ahmad Munir, Dian Anik Cahyani
Students’ pragmatic deficit is closely related students’ language impairment due to the lack of innate ability to interact emotionally with other. It can be found in teacher-students interaction. This study attempts to illuminate the students’ pragmatic deficit in classroom discourse. The participant...
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In-Service EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Constructing Best Practices Using the Star Method

Endang Mastuti Rahayu, Wahju Bandjarjani
This study aimed to describe the in-service teacher perceptions of constructing best practices using the STAR method regarding overcoming student learning problems. Teachers often experience difficulties in dealing with students' problems when learning English. This research was designed using a...
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Examining the Need for Digital Literacy Skills among ESL/EFL Malaysian and Chinese Postgraduates

Nor Fazlin Mohd Ramli, Nur Huslinda Che Mat, Siti Fauziana Zakaria, Rusreena Rusli, Mohammad Radzi Manap, Malissa Maria Mahmud
In today’s world, where there is a vast amount of information available, users must navigate through the ambiguity and evaluate viewpoints from multiple perspectives. Postgraduate students, in particular, require critical thinking skills, as merely knowing the content is inadequate. Additionally, international...