Student’s perception of E-Dictionary Arabic Indonesian in IR 4.0 Era

Taufiqurrochman, R and Suci, Dewi Nur (2020) Student’s perception of E-Dictionary Arabic Indonesian in IR 4.0 Era. Presented at ICONQUHAS & ICONIST, October, 2-4, 2018, Bandung, Indonesia.


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Dictionaries Arabic-Indonesian take pivotal roles in the learning and teaching process for the teacher and the students of Arabic Education Department to comprehend and interpret the meaning of texts. Firstly popular with the printed version for Arabic Foreign Language (AFL) classrooms in Indonesia, the Arabic-Indonesian dictionaries have rapidly evolved to be electronic dictionaries that are much widely functioned by the Millennial through websites or mobile applications with online and offline modes. This industrial revolution 4.0, consequently, initiates research problems on how the use of Arabic electronic dictionaries in Indonesian context, what kinds of printed and e-dictionaries students employ and how the positive and negative implications of its utility in AFL classrooms. Under quantitative design by distributing online questionnaire with Google Form to 120 respondents comprising the students majoring Arabic education at Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training in Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University of Malang who enroll Shinaat al-Mu’jam (lexicography) and the teacher of the course, the respondents admit that they have operated e-Arabic-Indonesian dictionaries to assist them in searching the meaning of the text due to the effectiveness, efficiency and variety of related vocabulary. In addition, al-Munawwir and Google Translator have received many attentions in AFL classroom. Finally, this research highlights that in the vast growth of e-Arabic-Indonesian dictionaries that have multifunction on the text translating, the teacher and the students should selectively choose the one that has high accuracy of meaning interpretation. By these considerations, the electronic dictionaries are relevant media for blended learning that is being implemented in Islamic Higher Education (IHE) in the 21st century

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: e-dictionary arabic indonesian; industrial revolution; e-learning
Subjects: 10 TECHNOLOGY > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100599 Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified
13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of Arabic Language Education
Depositing User: Taufiqurrochman R.
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2020 23:05


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