Building Students’ Literacy and Technology Mastery through Digital Poetry Project

Sutarno Sutarno


Poetry the course has been integrated in EFL/ESL curriculum for many years. Unfortunately teaching and learning of poetry seemed to be difficult activity to be achieved. This study aimed to describe how students’ literacy and technology mastery build through digital poetry project. Descriptive method was applied in this study. The subjects of the study were 48 students of English Department of Muhammadiyah University of Pringsewu Lampung who joined poetry class. The instruments used were informed of observation and students’ digital poetry products. The data gained was analyzed though interactive model which consisted of data collection, data reduction, displaying data, drawing conclusion and verification. The result of this study showed that digital poetry project could be used to build students literacy through the activities of composing and reading the poem aloud. Those activities are lead into literacy. Moreover, students’ technology mastery was able to build since in creating digital poetry the students used applications such as kinemaster pro application and movavi video editor 2020

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