Inequality in access to technology and its effect on students’ efl learning during learning from home

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Amru, Achmad Nafal Firdaus (2023) Inequality in access to technology and its effect on students’ efl learning during learning from home. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study aimed to explore the phenomenon of Inequality in Access to technology on university students' they encountered in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) during the Learning From Home period caused by COVID-19. This research implement a qualitative phenomenological approach as the method of the research. The study included sixty university students, who studied at the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya, Indonesia. Data were collected by handing-out survey through Google Forms via WhatsApp group, the students' filled the questionnaire based on their experiences. Researcher purposefully interviewed four students from each side to reveal their experience during learning from home period in personal interview. The study revealed the Inequality in Access to Technology and its Effect during Learning from Home includes: device compatibility issues, internet connectivity issue, uneven distribution of internet package aids, and different parental support in technology during learning from home. The findings of this research are significant for improving students' learning experience and access to technology during challenging times. COVID-19 is a recent phenomenon; it is new and massive situation to be researched in the case of how to overcome the problems. This research offers partial coverage that happened in Indonesia during online learning which might support further research on distant learning or even as consideration for better online learning implementation in the future.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Amru, Achmad Nafal Firdausnafalfirdaus@gmail.comD75216074
Thesis advisorSyaifudin, Mokhamadmsyaifudin@gmail.com2013107303
Thesis advisorRakhmawati,
Subjects: English Learning
Pendidikan > Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Inequality; access to technology; EFL learners; learning from home
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Achmad Nafal Firdaus Amru
Date Deposited: 17 May 2023 02:45
Last Modified: 17 May 2023 02:45

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