“Drop your ‘Hello!’ here!”: Investigating the Language Variation Used in Online Classroom for Tertiary Level in Indonesia
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- Computer-mediated communication, teacher, online classroom, language variation, turn
The COVID-19 pandemic situation in 2020 puts the entire educational sector into online activity globally. The communication process in teaching and learning activity has moved into computer-mediated communication and the explosion of the online classroom has become the most favorite media. One of the phenomena in some online classrooms is the variation of the language used by teachers and students to engage with each other. Both teachers and students need to produce a communicative language to interact while showing the possible turn to give the floor. For English language teachers and learners in Indonesia, the variation is also used as the negotiation of meaning as they are also the non-native speaker of the language. Thus, the conversation turns resulting in various types of language used. There were24 online classroom activities in tertiary education analyzed in this research to see the possible variation expressions used for a turn. The procedure for analysis was much on text analysis combined with some basic interviews which were done virtually. The result shows that the variation of the language used as a way to minimize the disparity between teacher and learner as the language behaviour to maintain the relationship in digital communication
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TY - CONF AU - Laila U. Qodriani AU - I Dewa Putu Wijana PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/03 TI - “Drop your ‘Hello!’ here!”: Investigating the Language Variation Used in Online Classroom for Tertiary Level in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 617 EP - 623 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.107 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.107 ID - Qodriani2020 ER -