Students’ perception of digital media for English teaching learning


  • Edi Sunjayanto Masykuri Universitas Muhammadiyah Purworejo
  • Basuki Basuki Universitas Muhammadiyah Purworejo



Perception , Digital Media , Reading comprehension


This research was to find out the students’ perception towards digital  media for ELT in Purworejo Muhammadiyah University. This research generally answered the question: how is students’ perception towards digital  media for ELT  in Purworejo Muhammadiyah University. The researchers collected the data through a questionnaire. There were twenty-seven of fourth semester students at Purworejo Muhammadiyah University participated in this research. This research used case-study design. Descriptive analysis was used to analyze the data from questionnaire. The result of this research showed that the students had high perception on digital media  as an English reading material. The mean score of the questionnaire was 3.55 which can be interpret in the “High” category. Besides there were some difficulties faced by students and teacher in using digital media, such as limited mobile phone facilities, limited internet packages, and poor signal problems.


Ahmadi, M. S., & Leong, M. L. (2017). An Analysis of Factors Influencing Learners‟ English Speaking Skill. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, Vol:7 No-1, 2019

Alshehri, A. J. (2013). Motivational Strategies: The Perceptions Of Efl Teachers And Students In The Saudi Higher Education Context. UK: School of Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences College of Arts and Social Sciences University of Salford

Astuti, Sri Puji. (2013). Teachers And Students Perceptions Of Motivational Teaching Strategies In An Indonesian High School Context. TEFLIN Journal: Volume 24, No1.

Astuti, Sri Puji. (2016). Exploring Motivational Strategies of Successful Teachers. TEFLIN Journal: Volume 27, Number 1.

Bradford, A. (2007). Motivational orientations in under-researched FLL context: Findings from Indonesian. RELC Journal, 38(3), 302-323.

Brown, H. D. (2001). Teaching by Principles (2nd ed.). New York: Longman.

Brophy, J. (2010). Motivating students to learn. New York: Routledge

Cheng, H.F. & Dornyei, Z. (2007). The use of motivational strategies in language instruction: The case of EFL teaching in Taiwan. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 1(1), 153-174.

Creswell, John W. (1994). Research Design: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. California: Sage Publication.

Csizer, K & Dornyei, Z. (2005). The internal structure of language learning motivation and its relationship with language choice and learning effort. The Modern Language Journal, 89, 19-36.

Denzin, Norman K. (1970). The research act: A theoretical introduction to sociological. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company.

Dornyei, Z. (2001). The Psychology of Language Learner. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, New Jersey, Mahwah.

Dornyei, Z. (2001). Motivational strategies in language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dornyei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics: quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fraenkel, J. R., & Wallen, N. E. (2006). How to design and evaluate research in education. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Gardner, R.C. (1985).Social Psychology and Second Language Learning. London BNM., Edward Arnold.

Gardner, R.C.. (1999). Correlation, causation, motivation, and second language acquisition. Canadian Psychology, 41(1), 10-24.

Ghenghesh, P. (2010). The motivation of L2 learners: Does it decrease with age? English language Teaching, 3(1), 128-141.

Guilloteaux, M.-J., & Dornyei, Z. (2007). Motivating language learners: A classroom oriented investigation of the effects of motivational strategies on student motivation. TESOL Journal, 42(1), 55-77.

Harmer, Jeremy. (2007).The Practice of English Language Teaching. Pearson Education Limited. Essex, England.

Hornby. (2010). Oxford Advanced Learner‟s Dictionary. UK: Oxford University Press.

Kassing, R.B. (2011). Perception of motivational teaching strategies in an EFL classroom: The case of a class in a private university in Indonesia. (master thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, new Zealand)

Keller, J. M. (1983). Motivational design of instruction. In C. M. Reigeluth (Ed.), Instructional design theories and models: An overview of their current status (pp. 383-434). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Kikuchi, K. (2009). Listening to our learners’ voices: What demotives Japanese high school students? Language Teaching Research, 13(4), 453-471.

Lamb, M. (2007). The impact of school on EFL learning motivation: An Indonesian case study. TESOL Quarterly, 41(4), 757-780.

Liando, N.V.F., Moni, K.B., & Baldauf, J.R.B. (2005). Student motivation in learning English as a foreign language in an Indonesian context. In J. Yamanashi & I. Milojevic (eds.), Researching Identity, Diversity & Education: Surpassing the Norm (pp. 168 – 179). Tenerife: Post Pressed.

Linse, C. T. & Nunan, D. (Ed). (2005). Practical english language teaching: Young learners. New York: McGrawHill ESL/ELT.

Matsumoto, M. (2009). Second language learner’s motivation and their perceptions of teachers’ motivation. Paper presented at the International Conference on Teaching and learning in Higher Education: Quality Learning in Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur.

Merriam, S.B. (2009). Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation. San Fransisco: Jossey Bass.

Murphey, T. (1998a). Motivating with near peer role models. In B. Visgatis (Ed.). On JALT97: Trends and Transitions. Tokyo: JALT, 205209.

Nugroho, R.A. (2007). Motivational teaching strategies employed by English teachers in Yogyakarta. (Master’s Thesis, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan).

OEDC. (2010). Mathematic Teaching and Learning Strategies in PISA. OEDC member countries: OEDC publishing.

Oxford Dictionaries. (2018). Definition of Survey. Downloaded on 4th March 2019

Park, C.C. (2000). Learning style preferences of Southeast Asian Students. Urban Education, 35(3), 245-268.

Ryan, R.M. & Deci, E.L. (2000). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation: Classic definitions and new directions. Contemporary Educational Psychology. 25(1), 56-67.

Ruesch, A. (2009). Student and teacher perceptions of motivational strategies in the foreign language classroom. (Master’s Thesis, Brigham Young University, Utah, Unired States).

Sun, Y., & Gao, F. (2020). An investigation of the influence of intrinsic motivation on students’ intention to use mobile devices in language learning. Educational Technology Research and Development, 68(3), 1181-1198.

Sugita, M. & Takeuci, O. (2010). What can teachers do to motivate their students? A classroom research on motivational strategy use in Japanese EFL context. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 4(1), 21-35.

Umida, K., Zarina, R., & Shahram, A. (2020). Characteristics, significance and role of motivation problms in foreign language learning. Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research (AJMR), 9(3), 61-65.

Wahyudi, Muhammad. (2017). The strategies of the teacher in motivating their students in learning english (A Study at the Tenth Grade MAN 2 Boyolali In The Academic Year 2016/2017). Surakarta: English Education Department of Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty of State Islamic Institute.

Williams, M. and Burden, R. (1997) Psychology for Language Teachers: A Social Constructivist Approach. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Xavier, G.D.O. (2005). Motivational teaching strategies in a Brazilian EFL school: How important are they and how frequently are they used? (master Thesis, Ohio University, Ohio, United States)

Yeung, A.S., Lau, S. & Nie Y. (2011). Primary and secondary students’ motivation in learning English: Grade and gender differences. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 36(3), 246-256.

Ziyuan, Y. (2004). The role of motivational strategies in English language learning: An investigation into the relationship between the student language achievement level at Jilin Universirty and their motivational strategies. China Academic Journal, 27(3).




How to Cite

Sunjayanto Masykuri, E., & Basuki, B. (2022). Students’ perception of digital media for English teaching learning . TEFL Journal, 1(1), 64–73.