Track: Case Studies
Nowadays, there are so many interactive web-based applications or mobile app tools as a promising options for Mandarin instruction in higher education. One of the examples is the Classkick application learning media. The use of Classkick is usually for design exercises and assignments to practice and improve students learning of the Mandarin language. This study aims to identify the students’ responses after a semester of experience using Classkick as a learning media in Mandarin language class and the findings hopefully can help teachers design more effective learning using Classkick application. The method of this study is quantitative research and adapted Yanqun (2009) five characteristics of learning media to design a questionnaire as the instrument to collect the data. The results of this study showed that Classkick application conforms to Yanqun (2009) five characteristics of learning media. Overall students agreed to use Classkick as a learning media in their Mandarin lesson to practice and improve their Mandarin language skills.
Classkick Application, Mandarin, Language Skills, Learning Media, Learning media’s characteristic