STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF USING THE DUOLINGO APPLICATION AS AN ONLINE ENGLISH LEARNING MEDIUM

Intan Novitasari(1*), Ine Rahayu Purnamaningsih(2)

(1) University of Singaperbangsa Karawang
(2) University of Singaperbangsa Karawang
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


The evolvement of technology has increased up a variety of educational applications that are increasingly interesting and innovative as online-based learning tools for English subjects, one of which is the Duolingo application, which has implemented ease, convenience, and effectiveness for students to learn languages, particularly English. Several studies have been undertaken to determine the impact of the Duolingo app on the educational system. As a result, the researcher was interested to know how students felt about using the Duolingo application to study English subjects. This study used qualitative descriptive methods by involving junior high school students in Karawang as participants. Five female volunteers from the second grade were among the participants. To collect the data of this study, researchers used Google forms to distribute questionnaires. The results of this study provide a positive perception of the Duolingo application in online learning.

 

Keywords:  Duolingo Application, E-Learning, Students’ Perceptions


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