Perception and Acceptance of Padlet as a Microblogging Platform for Writing Skills

Kharis Kharis, Cut Nyak Dameria, Martin Ebner

Abstract


This research is intended to answer the question, how are the students' perceptions of internet technology in learning and how is the acceptance of Padlet as a microblogging platform for writing skills in German language level A2-B1 CEFR standards for the student. In summary, 21 students within the range of 19-22 years participated, which consisted of 2 males and 19 females - data obtained through opened and closed questionnaires. The results of data analysis showed that students had positive perceptions using internet technology in learning. However, students cannot accept Padlet as a microblogging platform in learning German writing skills due to several factors that influence it. This research has an essential finding: before conducting online learning, lecturers have to consider internet availability and the adequacy of reviews to their smartphones as a learning infrastructure.


Keywords


Perception, acceptance, Padlet , microblogging, writing skills

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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