Teaching in a Digital Era: English Lecturers’ Readiness toward the Internet Use in Teaching and Learning at Selected Higher Education Institutions in Indonesia

Hadiyanto, Hadiyanto and Mukminin, Amirul and Makmur, Makmur and Hidayat, Marzul and Failasofah, Failasofah (2013) Teaching in a Digital Era: English Lecturers’ Readiness toward the Internet Use in Teaching and Learning at Selected Higher Education Institutions in Indonesia. Asia-Pacific Collaborative education Journal, 9 (2). pp. 113-124. ISSN 2092-6758

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examineEnglish lecturers’ readiness toward internet use inEnglish teaching and learning at selected universitiesin Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. A questionnaire wasused as a research instrument to sixty-fiveparticipants who were recruited through a variety ofnetworking sources, but forty-seven participantscompleted and returned the questionnaires. Datawere analyzed by using descriptive statistics, PearsonProduct Moment Correlation, and a t-test. The majorfindings indicated that the English lecturers’readiness toward Internet use for teaching andlearning was at an average level. This study alsofound that there was a significant positive correlationbetween the lecturers’ background of internet use andthe level of lecturers’ readiness toward Internet use.There was a positive correlation between lecturers’knowledge readiness and attitude readiness. However,there were significant differences in the level ofreadiness between English lecturers at publicinstitutions and private institutions. The findings ofthis study shed light on policy makers and leaders’understanding of English lecturers’ readiness towardinternet use in English teaching and learning inIndonesian higher education. Policy implications andfuture research are also discussed.

Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Depositing User: AMIRUL MUKMININ
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2017 18:48
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2017 18:48
URI: http://repository.unja.ac.id/id/eprint/179

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