Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia

Research Article

Internet Usage and Its Impact on The Academic Writing Performance of EFL Student at Tertiary Level

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.163226,
        author={Dedi  Rahman Nur and Dzul Rachman and Arbain Arbain},
        title={Internet Usage and Its Impact on The Academic Writing Performance of EFL Student at Tertiary Level},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICBLP},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={Academic Writing; English Foreign Language; Tertiary Level; Internet},
        doi={10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.163226}
    }
    
  • Dedi Rahman Nur
    Dzul Rachman
    Arbain Arbain
    Year: 2020
    Internet Usage and Its Impact on The Academic Writing Performance of EFL Student at Tertiary Level
    ICBLP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.16-10-2019.163226
Dedi Rahman Nur1,*, Dzul Rachman2, Arbain Arbain1
  • 1: Universitas Widya Gama Mahakam
  • 2: Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur, Samarinda, Indonesia
*Contact email: dedi@yahoo.com

Abstract

As it is recognized that numerous information provided by internet recommendation in term of gaining academic assignment, creating a draft by using internet as reference to gain some information and other stuffs linkage by the internet as sophisticated media recently. Almost of user included worker, students, researcher or instructor, etc. apply this media to run their interest. This investigation undertaken to identify the linkage between internet usage and writing performance particularly for academic writing among student at tertiary level. The purpose of this research was to determine whether internet action was recommended for doing the writing assignment. This research conducted by applying correlational study. Researcher retrieved the data based on the internet recommendation samples and case assignment which has similar idea from the assignment given among tertiary student. The sample was randomly from undergraduate’s institution of East Kalimantan. From the results of r-final calculation, internet usage contributed positive development, and this research had a good interrelationship. Internet could be a device for improving the undergraduate student to produce and increase their working since it help the quality of writing. In another concept, the result can be explained that by internet practicing as resources increase numerous benefits in giving sources, references, sample and assist to develop the idea related to writing assignment.