Gamification of Duolingo in Rising Childrens' second language learning motivation

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Nadiawati, Nanda (2018) Gamification of Duolingo in Rising Childrens' second language learning motivation. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study aimed to identify students’ motivation of learning English through Duolingo application, its impact, and what makes it different from conventional way of learning. Duolingo application is free language acquisition and education for the world. The term acquisition itself interpreted differently by language researchers. Some researchers distinguish between acquiring and learning. On the other side, the other researchers assume those terms as the same. In this research, the researcher refers to the notion that those two are similar. In conducting this study, the researcher used case study to analyze the data. The researcher chooses five students of thirty five students from third grade SDN Kedungdoro V Surabaya who plays of Duolingo application to get their second language learning motivation. The data are collected by direct observation and deep interview from the subjects who has two experiences of language learning such as book and learning application. The theory of CALL and gamification that occur in Duolingo also become the important thing of this research. The reason why choose game as the factor of rising English learning in this research is because game is becoming one of the popular technological development result in the middle of society. As the result, the researcher found that Duolingo is proved to motivate the subjects in learning English because the element of gamification from Duolingo application makes students want to keep playing, and show that many varied differences between learning by application and book.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Nadiawati, Nandanandanadiawati@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Adab
Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Second Language Acquisition; Learning Motivation; G amification
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Nadiawati Nanda
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2018 02:18
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 02:18

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