Focus Group Discussion on Students’ Perception of Gamification in Learning Cohesion in Arabic

Authors

  • Nurul Hanilah Mohd Ismath Department of Arabic Language, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Nor Zainiyah Norita Mohtar Department of English Language, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Arina Johari Department of Malay Language, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Siti Yuliandi Ahmad Department of Tourism, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Abdul Hadi Abd Aziz Language Teacher, Jabatan Bahasa Antarabangsa, Centre of Language Studies, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/lspi.v10.21429

Keywords:

Focus Group Discussion, Students’ perception, Gamification, Cohesion in Arabic

Abstract

Learning languages had been taught as a passive process. But in this era of Information and Communication Technology, a lot of educators use the technology provided on the Internet to attract students to focus on learning. Nowadays, gamification is widely used by educators while teaching online including Arabic language. Thus, this study aims to identify the students’ perception on gamification in learning Arabic cohesive devices. This study employed qualitative approach which the researchers used focus group discussion as a mode of data collection. The sampling method used is convenience sampling which all of them are students at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), 2nd year students, semester 2, 2018/2019 taking Arabic subject. In this study, researchers managed to recruit 14 participants for 3 focus group discussion whereby 5 participants respectively in the first group and 4 participants in another group. From the result of the research, the process of learning Arabic cohesive devices in the Arabic language takes place with all enjoyment which increases the students’ interest for learning.

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Published

2023-12-04

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Mohd Ismath, N. H., Mohtar, N. Z. N., Johari, A., Ahmad, S. Y., & Abd Aziz, A. H. (2023). Focus Group Discussion on Students’ Perception of Gamification in Learning Cohesion in Arabic . LSP International Journal, 10(2), 91–97. https://doi.org/10.11113/lspi.v10.21429

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