Students' Peceptions of The Use of Grammarly as an Online Grammar Checker in Thesis Writing

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Lailika, Hafni Iqbalil (2019) Students' Peceptions of The Use of Grammarly as an Online Grammar Checker in Thesis Writing. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

Grammar is an important aspect of language since it is needed to construct sentences. Unfortunately, the majority of students particularly in Indonesia still find difficulties on how to use grammar correctly. Some previous studies found that many students make errors in grammar. To overcome the problem, the students can utilize an online grammar checker. Grammarly is a kind of online grammar checker to help the students identifying the grammar errors. This present study focuses on knowing students’ perceptions of the use of Grammarly. This research employed survey research by administering a questionnaire to 54 students of English Teacher Education Department. This research used both open and close-ended questionnaire as an instrument. The subject of this research are students of English Teacher Education Department at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya who are doing their thesis and have experience using Grammarly. In the findings, the students had a positive perception toward the use of Grammarly. The students perceived that Grammarly is useful for students. It helps them for checking their grammar, the content of Grammarly includes some features related to grammar such as grammar, spelling, punctuation and style, it provides direct and indirect feedback, and it save their time. However, some students had a negative perception. They sometimes found that Grammarly is complicated. It may happen because the students need good internet access to use Grammarly. Another reason is the correction of Grammarly is not always correct.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
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Lailika, Hafni Iqbalilhafniiqbalillailika@gmail.comD75214057
Contributors:
ContributionNameEmailNIDN
Thesis advisorFitriah, Fitriahfitriahasad@yahoo.com197610042009122001
Thesis advisorMadjid, Hilda Izzatihilda.izzati.madjid@gmail.com198602102011012012
Subjects: Metode Pembelajaran > Metode Pembelajaran
Teknologi > Teknologi Informasi
Keywords: Persepsi Siswa; Grammar Checker online; Grammarly
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Lailika Hafni Iqbalil
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2019 04:53
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 04:53
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/34607

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