Perspectives of Student in Self-Directed Language Learning at Nursing Department Polytechnic of Helath of Denpasar
Available Online August 2017.
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- learning; students, language, assignments, training
- This article describes the perspective of students in self directed language teaching. There are some benefits of self-directed learning viewed by the students. A teacher also has the role in giving feed back to students once they have finished doing the assignment given by the teacher. Although, the students do not receive much feedback, they use it as a suggestion to improve their English skills. The students are given assignments by their teachers to make English role play in which the role play is saved in soft copy. The data were collected from focus group students of foreign language because this assignment can lead them to improve their English skills. Wilcox (1996) stated that the basic tenets of self-directed learning, calling for personal autonomy and responsibility. Self-directed learning has been applied in many fields. Students were asked to tell story of their first experienced in doing job training in hospital. They wrote the experience in a paper and made a recorded video. In a video, they told the story of their first experience in doing job training in hospital. The assignments were given to students in order that the students can give their English skills by doing these assignments. The papers were submitted and the teacher gave correction on the mistakes found in the paper. Then, the students viewed the benefits of engaging in self-directed learning and the role of the teachers in self-directed learning. One student stated that the project enabled them to prioritize learning. This study has three research questions, those are: (1) what are the benefits of engaging in self-directed learning for the students. (2) what are the role of teachers in self-directed learning for the students.
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TY - CONF AU - Made Juliarta PY - 2017/08 DA - 2017/08 TI - Perspectives of Student in Self-Directed Language Learning at Nursing Department Polytechnic of Helath of Denpasar BT - International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.34 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.34 ID - Juliarta2017/08 ER -