EFL Students’ Perceptions on stimulated-reflection (VSR) video as a learning strategy to increase speaking performance in Indonesia public university

Nurul Fadhla

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Video-stimulated reflection has long been used in teaching and learning. One of the uses of video-stimulated reflection is in learning the English language. For this reason, this paper discusses students' perceptions in a private university in Jakarta, Indonesia, about applying the method of video stimulated-reflection as a learning strategy to increase speaking performance. There are two objectives in this study. The first objective was to reveal what is the EFL students' perception of video-stimulated reflection. The second objective was to know to what extent the video-stimulated reflection method helps students to enhance students speaking performance. Data were collected via journal reflection and interview. The data were analyzed by content analysis of the qualitative data. Four students of the private university were recruited to participate in this study. They were asked to record their speaking activities and complete journal reflection to capture their voice toward video-stimulated reflection. At the end of this research, an interview was also delivered by these students. The findings show that most students perceived positively toward video stimulated-reflection. Moreover, this study shows the strengths and weaknesses of video reviews; the problem faced when making the video, the aspect that needs to be improved, the efficiency of video stimulated-reflection, and students' focus when viewing the video. The findings are useful for EFL students involved in learning the use of video-stimulated reflection to enhance speaking performance.

Keywords: video stimulated-reflection; speaking performance; perception of students EFL


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video stimulated-reflection, speaking performance, perception of students EFL.

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