EXPLORING EFL TEACHERS’ BELIEFS IN INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN ENGLISH CLASSROOM

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Ira Mega Agustin Alan Jaelani

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In the 21st century teachers are required to be able to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process. This study aims to find out the beliefs of teachers in integrating technology in the English classroom. This study involves two participants: A male English teacher from senior high school in Bogor and a female English teacher from junior high school in Bogor. A case study method was used in this research. The researcher used questionnaire and interview to collect data. The results of this study indicate that teachers believe technology is important in education. Teachers believe that technology has many benefits in the learning and teaching process in the English classroom. With technology that is integrated in the English class they believe that learning English will increase, students will be more motivated, students also become more interested in learning English, it also makes it easier for students to learn English. With technology English learning becomes effective. Therefore, they believe that technology should be integrated in the English classroom. This research implies that teachers’ positive beliefs in technology can make the learning and teaching process of English better. Positive teacher belief in technology can make the process of learning and teaching better. Because teachers beliefs can affect their teaching practices in the classroom, so if they believe that technology has a positive impact on the process of learning and teaching English, then they will integrate technology in their classroom.

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AGUSTIN, Ira Mega; JAELANI, Alan. EXPLORING EFL TEACHERS’ BELIEFS IN INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN ENGLISH CLASSROOM. Bogor English Student And Teacher (BEST) Conference, [S.l.], v. 3, p. 69-75, dec. 2021. ISSN 2721-0219. Available at: <http://pkm.uika-bogor.ac.id/index.php/best/article/view/1127>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2022.
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