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The use of online quizzes in teaching English grammar during Covid-19

Tang, Micheal Swee Kong (2021) The use of online quizzes in teaching English grammar during Covid-19. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

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The main objectives of this study are to investigate the effectiveness of the usage of online quizzes in teaching English grammar and students’ satisfactions towards the use of online quizzes in a Chinese primary school in Johor Bahru. The study was carried out to examine students’ performance on learning grammar using the online quizzes and also on the students’ preferences and satisfactions on online quizzes in learning grammar. The respondents were 100 primary school students from a Chinese primary school in Johor Bahru. The instruments used to collect the data were the London Teacher Training College’s (LTTC) Grammar Proficiency Test for Grade 4, a 30 items four Likert Scale questionnaire for students and also excerpts from the interview with the students. All the students were satisfied with the use of online quizzes which consisted of 100% scores in satisfaction based on the questionnaires. Apart from that, it was found out that majority of the students prefers Kahoot! and Quizizz as compared to Google Quiz. Nevertheless, the most preferred online quiz among the three online quizzes is Quizizz with the highest scores of 1107. There was a significant difference between the treatment and non-treatment group of students where there is only a small margin of improvement (+237) in the non-treatment as compared to treatment group with an total margin of improvement (+709). There was also a significant relationship between the effectiveness of online quizzes in teaching grammar and the satisfaction of students towards online quizzes. The treatment group of students obtained an average of (+14.18) margin of improvement in their post-test scores with notable improvement been (+26) and (+27) and there was a significant difference between the pre and post-test in which portrayed the increase in students’ English grammar performance. Based on the analysis from the excerpt of the interview, most of the students enjoyed and were satisfied with their English learning through online quizzes as they were fun and engaging. At the same time, students also became aware of their learning through online quizzes. Students also preferred Kahoot! and Quizizz due to their competitiveness and the unique features of the quizzes such as leaderboards and points. Implications had been made for teachers, schools and community to review on the use of online learning tools particularly online quizzes currently used in the classroom teaching and learning process due to Covid 19 and strived to utilise online quizzes to improve on the students’ mastery of language learning. Furthermore, recommendations had been included for future studies in order to obtain more reliable data and to enhance the research data in Malaysia especially towards Chinese primary schools or Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC).

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:English grammar, London Teacher Training College’s (LTTC), Chinese primary schools
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
ID Code:102589
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:09 Sep 2023 01:40
Last Modified:09 Sep 2023 01:40

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