Exploring Students’ Perception toward Reading Class in Online Zoom Application

M Nabriis Raunaq(1*), Dzulfikri Dzulfikri(2), Anas Fawaid(3),

(1) Magister of English Language and Teaching, Postgraduate Program, University of Islam Malang/ East Java, Indonesia
(2) Magister of English Language and Teaching, Postgraduate Program, University of Islam Malang/ East Java, Indonesia
(3) Magister of English Language and Teaching, Postgraduate Program, University of Islam Malang/ East Java, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


Prior studies show gaps in using the Zoom application for language learning with various perceptions of language learning. This study attempts to reveal students' perceptions of using the Zoom Cloud Meeting Application in teaching and learning reading classes at one of the universities in Malang. Therefore, the descriptive qualitative approach was adopted for this study. The researcher collected data using a questionnaire adapted prior study (Suadi, 2021). The findings of this study suggest that the virtual reading lesson offered via the Zoom application to students majoring in communication science at one of the universities in Malang was highly welcomed by students. Aside from that, pupils thought the Zoom application might help them improve their reading skills and overcome their shyness in virtual classroom interactions. This finding further illuminates the discrepancies in students' perceptions, which may serve as consideration for using the Zoom application in teaching and learning reading.


Student's Perception, Reading Class, Zoom Application

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