Online learning is not a new thing nowadays. Yet, the COVID-19 outbreak has urged the implementation of online learning in all education sectors. The outbreak has changed the learning experience, learning environment, learning habit, learning interaction, and many other things in education sectors. This study aimed to investigate the challenges faced by the students in the emergent online learning class as well as to find out their expectation toward the ELT curriculum in the future. Case study was implemented to achieve the finding, result, and conclusion of this study. E-questionnaires were distributed to 288 students from four sample-classes. The result showed that facilities and poor internet connection became the main challenges in the emergent online learning class. The students also experienced that unfamiliarity to the web-based applications used in the learning process as one of the challenges. Further, for the curriculum in the future, the students expected the curriculum to have more practical activities and appropriate learning method that enable the students to have great learning experience and interaction during the learning process. The result of this study might impact the curriculum development of English course.
AUTHOR: Kristianus Oktriono
ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, 2020, PartF168981, pp. 36–40, 3446596 (https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3446590.3446596)
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