Blended Learning In English For Journalism

Syahid, Abdul (2019) Blended Learning In English For Journalism. LOYALITAS Jurnal terhadap Pengabdain Masyarakat, 2 (1). ISSN 2621-4679

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This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of Blended Learning in a
community service of English for Journalism. To find out whether the journalists’ level
of English proficiency after the training was better that that before the training, a
single group of 15 female and 9 male journalists from 17 local and national media was
given the blended learning of English for Journalism program four times a week in a
total of 16 meetings of 120 minutes each. After such journalists’ needs as their level of
English proficiency and having no fixed routine had been analyzed, community service
was performed to help improve their English proficiency. Result shows that at the end
of the training the 9 female and 15 male journalists achieved the Independent User B2
level which was higher than the Basic User A2 level at the beginning of the training.
The result suggests that blended learning of English for Journalism community service
was effective in improving the journalists’ English proficiency. It could also be adopted
in the other branches of English for Specific Purposes, especially for busy working
learners. The finding possibly provides useful direction for human resource managers,
community service performers, and English language teachers.

Item Type: Journal Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blended Learning;
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: puttry puttry ekaputri
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2020 07:12
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2020 07:54

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