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Online Learning with Combined Social Media Platforms and Online Applications in the Translation Editing Class: Students’ Engagement and Perception
Nur Saptaningsih

Last modified: 2022-09-29


English Diploma 3 Program of Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) aims at producing graduates who areprofessional, competent, and competitive in the language field, with a focus on developing translationskills. Translation Editing is one mandatory course for the students since it cultivates and sharpensstudents’ competencies in editing translation works, by providing extensive exposure to the cases ofrestructuring translations by adhering to the message and language style of source texts and target texts.Completing the targets of this course through online learning is more challenging than through face-tofacelearning due to a load of materials and intensive practices. Thus, an online classroom withcombined social media platforms and online applications was applied. One of the aspects contributingto the learning outcomes is the students’ engagement (Bizimana, Mutangana, & Mwesigye. 2022).Inadequate students’ engagement in academic activities can lead to academic failure (Malik & Risvi.2018; Opdenaker & Minnaert. 2011). Therefore, the students’ engagement and their perception of theuses of various online platforms and applications needed to be studied. This case study was performedto investigate online classroom implementation in the Translation Editing class to develop students’understanding and engagement in learning activities. The two sides of the coin—benefits, andchallenges—of learning practices with this method were identified and analyzed to figure out thestudents’ engagement and perceptions of the teaching and learning practices.

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