Exploring Teachers’ Perception on Gamification in Online Grammar Teaching

Asifayanti Asifayanti(1*), Sukardi Weda(2), Amirullah Abduh(3),

(1) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(2) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(3) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(*) Corresponding Author



Abstract


This study focuses on analyzing the teacher's perspective in applying gamification in online grammar teaching. The research subjects were four English teachers who teach in junior high schools in Maros Regency. Sampling is done intentionally or purposive sampling. The details, respectively, are teachers from Mangai Maros Junior High School, 8 Mallawa Camba Maros Middle School, Salenrang Maros One Roof Middle School, and Angkasa Lanud Hasanuddin Maros Junior High School. The research instruments were interviews, observation lists, and documentation. Based on data analysis, several results were obtained; first, the implementation of gamification into online grammar learning is actualized in learning activities. Second, the teacher views that the application of gamification helps the distance learning system and plays an important role in teaching grammar online. Third, the teacher views that the use of game elements in gamification increases students' participation, attention and motivation in learning grammar through an online system. The findings show some of the obstacles felt by the teachers, they show that the lack of resources is the main obstacle limiting teachers in implementing gamification in online grammar classes.


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Mification; Game Elements; Grammar; Online Learning

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