Edukasi: Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pengajaran <p><img src="" alt="" width="100%" height="auto"></p> <p><a title="ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ISSN:&nbsp;2355-3669</a> <a title="E-ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">E-ISSN:&nbsp;2503-2518</a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Published twice a year in June and December by the&nbsp; English Education Study Program, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Sciences, State Islamic University of Raden Fatah Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The journal provides a vital forum for exchanging ideas in order to enrich the theories and practices of Education and English education in Indonesia and across the globe. The journal focuses, but not limited to, on the following topics: Education, English language teaching,&nbsp;language teaching and learning,&nbsp;language teaching methodologies, pedagogical techniques, teaching and curricular practices, curriculum development and teaching methods, program, syllabus, and materials design, second and foreign language teaching and learning, language education, teacher education and professional development, teacher training, cross-cultural studies, bilingual and multilingual education, translation, language teaching for specific purposes, new technologies in language teaching, and testing and evaluation. It provides an academic platform for teachers, lecturers, and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> en-US <p>After the manuscript is accepted for publication, authors will be required to sign a copyright transfer form. Copyright will be transferred to State Islamic University of Raden Fatah, Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, via e-mail. A copyright form will be sent to you via e-mail after the accepted manuscript has been submitted.</p> (Lenny Marzulina) (Lenny Marzulina) Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 ICT in Indonesian Public Secondary Schools: EFL Teachers’ Attitude and Problems <p>Teachers’ attitude toward technology in the classroom plays a significant role to achieve educational goals; this mixed-method study investigates the attitude and problems of secondary school English teachers toward ICT in English teaching. Data of this study were collected from the questionnaire with forty-six English teachers and interviews with five teachers from eleven public secondary schools in Jambi city. The findings indicate teachers have a positive attitude toward the use of ICT. Meanwhile, the problems show that the overall mean rating was 3.11 (uncertain), which means English teachers could not determine whether they encountered problems or not in using ICT in teaching English. However, qualitative results showed that the problems faced by teachers were a lack of funds and support for training from the government.</p> Eddy Haryanto ##submission.copyrightStatement## Sat, 05 Jun 2021 13:49:27 +0000 Learning Strategies and Technologies Applied by High Proficiency University Students for English as a General Subject <p>Learning strategy is an important factor in the success of achieving communicative language skills. Besides the awareness of using various strategies, applying technology in the language learning activity also becomes crucial for learners to succeed. However, learning strategies and the use of technologies by students of English Subjects at colleges and universities have not been widely found in the literature. For this reason, the research is aimed at finding out the application of strategies and technologies used by high proficiency students. The research is designed by combining both qualitative and quantitative research as the so-called Mixed Method. The participants involved were 33 high proficiency students in English subjects. They were taken based on the tests from 169 students spreading across four faculties at Universitas Bengkulu – Sumatera, Indonesia. After providing the test to determine the high proficiency student, the questionnaires were administered to collect the data related to the strategies and technologies applied by the students. Eventually, an interview was also undertaken to gain the qualitative data.&nbsp; Based on the questionnaire data, it was found that the students applied all learning strategies, namely: memory, cognitive, metacognitive, compensation, affective, and social strategies. Of the six strategies, metacognitive was the strategy mostly used with a mean score of 3.771 and followed by cognitive strategy with 3.643 points. Meanwhile, the least used ones were compensation and social, which have a value of 3.419 and 3.460, respectively. In addition, based on the interview, the use of technology as a learning strategy was also concluded. The high proficiency students applied various technologies such as mobile phones, various Internet Websites, and language applications to practice English. Of these various technologies, mobile phones were the most dominant.</p> Sufiyandi Sufiyandi, Muhammad Fadhli, Ildi Kurniawan ##submission.copyrightStatement## Sat, 12 Jun 2021 04:16:40 +0000 English Student Teachers’ Academic Writing Strategies: A Survey Study <p>Student teachers need to have writing skills to support their academic activities and professional lives. Mastery of writing skills is interrelated to the use of academic writing strategies; metacognitive strategies, cognitive strategies and social strategies. The purpose of this study was to describe students' academic writing strategies, specifically in writing their thesis. This was a quantitative study with a survey design. The sample in this study involved 88 students. The instrument in this study was a questionnaire with a Likert scale. The results indicated that the most dominant strategy used by students was metacognitive. Furthermore, the results also showed that there were different strategies used by male students and female students. Male students preferred to use social strategies to cognitive strategies while female students like cognitive strategies rather than social strategies.</p> Nunung Fajaryani, Mukhlash Abrar, Riang Yulia Gilsih, Nelly Arif ##submission.copyrightStatement## Sat, 19 Jun 2021 04:19:55 +0000 Grammar Instruction in Communicative Language Teaching Classrooms: Student Teachers’ Perceptions <p>The aim of this study was to find out the teachers and students’ perception toward grammar instruction in communicative language teaching classrooms. The participants of this study were two teachers and four students from an Islamic junior high school (<em>Madrasah</em>). We used a case study method to conduct this research to identify teachers and students’ perception in teaching and learning grammar instruction in communicative language teaching classroom. The data were collected by using interviews. The data were analyzed by using thematic analysis. The findings indicated that there were five indicators on student teacher’s perception; 1) grammar was a crucial component in improving English skills; 2) using classroom activities to promote communicative activities in the classroom; 3) error correction was seen as one of processes to create students in mastering materials; 4) teaching grammar instruction in CLT classroom, teachers act as motivator and facilitate all students’ need; 5) students should take part on the process of learning.</p> Muhamad Holandyah, Dian Erlina, Lenny Marzulina, Fitria Rembulan Ramadhani ##submission.copyrightStatement## Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 The Effectiveness of Kahoot in Improving Vocabulary: The Case of a Private University English Study Program <p>The purpose of this research was to find out the effectiveness of Kahoot application in improving the students’ English vocabulary. A study was conducted at the English Study Program students of Widya Dharma University Pontianak. The study adopted a mixed method by online using Google form and interviews directly by using zoom. The data were collected via questionnaire and interviews. The findings showed that the majority of the respondents who took part in the study mostly gave the positive responses which showed that Kahoot could help them greatly in improving their English learning vocabulary and could increase their motivation in gaining the knowledge and getting the new vocabularies.</p> Udur Delima Sibatuara ##submission.copyrightStatement## Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Measuring TEFL Students’ Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety: A Rasch Analysis Approach <p>This study sought to measures the foreign language classroom anxiety of the English Department students of a university in Indonesia and to compare the anxiety across independent demographic variables of gender and length of study at the department. The literature shows that foreign language learning anxiety affects one’s achievements in learning a foreign language. Data were collected through administration of the adapted version of Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale to 96 students selected through stratified random sampling technique. The anxiety was assessed through Rasch analysis while analyses for significant difference in the anxiety across the two independent variables were conducted using tests of inferential statistics. The findings show the existence significant number of students who tend to be highly anxious in learning English. The findings also indicate a significant difference in the students’ anxiety across the independent variable of semester where semester 4 students tend to be more anxious than those of other semesters. No significant difference in the students’ anxiety was found across the independent variable of gender. The implications of these findings were then discussed.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Dairabi Kamil, Daflizar Daflizar, Rodi Hartono, Toni Indrayadi ##submission.copyrightStatement## Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000