DESIGNING ICT COMPETENCES – INTEGRATED SYLLABUSES OF WRITING COURSES (DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT STUDY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM SYLLABUSES)

Syarifah Syifa, Darmahusni
2019 IJLECR (International Journal of Language Education and Cultural Review)  
The development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has greatly affected the field of education. ICT allow for a higher quality lessons through collaboration with teachers in planning and preparing resources. ICT also develop some writing skills: spelling, grammar, punctuation, editing and re-drafting. ICTs appear as a strategy to improve learners' difficulties and provide students' growth in the writing skills. Therefore, this research aims to design ICT competences – integrated
more » ... ences – integrated writing syllabuses for English Language Education Study Program (ELESP) by analyzing the existing writing syllabuses from five universities in Indonesia. The analysis involved the ICT Competences proposed by UNESCO, Digital Media Descriptors of English Profiling Grid (EPG) and other ICT based – theories. The researcher employed Design and Development Research (DDR) as a research design and qualitative research as the research method. The used stages of DDR in this study are conducted need analysis; stating the objectives, developing the preliminary syllabus, evaluate the preliminary syllabus and revising a syllabus prototype. The data sources of this research are 14 existing syllabuses of writing courses of undergraduate English Language Education Study Program. The result of the research revealed that the ICT competences are mostly integrated in the component of Teaching Method and Media in the syllabuses. The highest level of ICT competences applied in the existing syllabus is Knowledge Deepening level. Although, the integration or infusion of ICT competences were explicit and implicit mentioned in the syllabuses of writing subjects. The research then provide the procedure of ICT integration and the design the ICT competences integrated – writing syllabuses; Basic Writing, Professional Writing, Creative Writing, and Academic Writing. The proposed syllabus implemented the skill-based syllabus. Keywords: ICT Competences, Writing Skills, Syllabus Design, DDR, ICT UNESCO Framework
doi:10.21009/ijlecr.052.13 fatcat:if2r3tqzdzdi7crdhylvwbwvdy