Online Learning for English Language Learners During Covid-19 Pandemic in Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya

Waode Hamsia, Yatim Riyanto, Fajar Arianto


An existence of a government policy for study from home in the COVID-19 pandemic era has disrupted the conventional learning process. Online learning was an alternative that can overcome the problem of the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in universities. A purpose of this research was English language learners that needed online learning during COVID-19 pandemic in Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya. Learning English, especially in speaking skills, is an important skill in English as a foreign language (EFL). One thing that also influenced the behaviour of English language learners in the online learning model was Computer Self Efficacy (CSE). Students' confidence used computers that are also a success factor in online learning. This research was conducted at the medical faculty of the Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya. The method used descriptive qualitative. The subjects of this research were 80 students of the first semester students in medical faculty in Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya. This research showed the results that the implementation of the online learning model can provide many English learning activities independently at anywhere and anytime. The learning English online for students were very interesting. Therefore, it can be increased students' motivation to practice speaking in English.

Keywords: English language learners, Online Learning, Computer Self Efficacy, Speaking Skill, Covid-19 Pandemic

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/12-9-10

Publication date:March 31st 2021

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