Blended learning in english as a foreign language: challenges and strategies in intensive english class at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

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Sari, Avidatus Junita (2020) Blended learning in english as a foreign language: challenges and strategies in intensive english class at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Blended learning is a combination of online educational materials and platform or environments with traditionally based classroom lessons. The implementation of blended learning means utilizing technology in purpose to achieve the goal of the learning process. This study aimed to describe the teacher challenges in applying blended learning and the teacher strategies to address such challenges in applying blended learning in an intensive English class. The methodology used in this research is qualitative method, and the research design is a descriptive case analysis aimed at identifying characteristics, frequencies, trends, correlations and categories. The data of this research was collected through an interview guideline gained from five teachers in the second-semester English teacher in intensive English class as the respondent. Based on the findings, the researcher found that challenges faced by the teacher were time management, internet access, re-designing the curriculum to meet the students’ need, students’ participation and activeness, students’ ability in understanding the instruction using in the web, students’ self-regulation, and students’ learning style. Then, the strategies applied were the teacher training program done by the faculty to help teachers understand the web being used. Furthermore, the teacher strategies applied were analyzing the students’ need and learning style to meet the appropriate blended learning model. The last strategies applied by the teacher are focusing on the interactive language learning strategy to address the challenge in students’ activeness, focusing on repetitive instruction to overcome the students’ challenge in understanding the instruction and keep telling the students’ about their obligation and responsibility regarding the students’ participation and self-regulation. Thus, the result of this study can be used as a guideline for teachers or lecturers who intended to apply blended learning in the English teaching process by considering the challenges and strategies.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Sari, Avidatus Junitaavidatusjunita@gmail.comD75213048
Thesis advisorSyaifudin, Mokhamadmsyaifudin@gmail.com2013107303
Thesis advisorSafriyani, Rizkarizkasafriyani244@gmail.com2014098401
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
English Learning
Keywords: blended learning; intensive English class; teacher challenges; teacher strategies.
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Avidatus Junita Sari
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 06:31
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2020 06:31

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