Perceived usefulness of jitsi meet in an EFL classroom

Authors

  • Like Raskova Octaberlina UIN Malang
  • Afif Ikhwanul Muslimin Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Mataram, NTB, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.01.17

Keywords:

Jitsi Meet, Students’ Perception, Learning Tool, EFL Classroom, Video Conferencing

Abstract

Particularly in the field of education, technological developments are both quick and vast. Technology such as video conference utilization is a requirement that must be fulfilled. The goals of this study were to: (1) investigate students' perceptions of Jitsi Meet as an effective educational tool; and (2) investigate the impact of Jitsi Meet on EFL learners' perceptions of it as an aid to teaching. The qualitative technique was employed in this study, and the TAM (Technology Acceptance Model) by Davis (1989) served as the theoretical foundation. This research used three instruments: the researcher, an online questionnaire, and interviews. The findings of this study revealed that students had a good attitude about the usage of Jitsi Meet as a learning tool in the EFL classroom, particularly for virtual learning. Jitsi Meet is the ideal option for use as a meeting or discussion tool in and out of the classroom. This research also indicated that some students are willing to utilize Jitsi Meet in the upcoming by its time and location flexibility, minimum internet bandwidth requirements, and multitasking capabilities. However, there are other factors to consider, such as internet reliability and the development of additional learning functions.

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Published

2022-01-02

How to Cite

Octaberlina, L. R., & Muslimin, A. I. (2022). Perceived usefulness of jitsi meet in an EFL classroom. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 12(1), 177–181. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.01.17