Designing Android-based Application ``Virtual English for Professional Business Graphic Designer (VIRPROGD)'' for Virtual English Learning


Technology in education has evolved and accelerated the process of learning. However, even though there have been several applications to study English in general, there is none of it specialized for the students of polytechnic who study graphic design. This study aims to create one such application focusing on the English for English business in graphic design. Android-based application for education should be packaged in an attractive, efficient, effective, and simple way. Thus, an application called “Virtual English for Professional Graphic Designer (VirProGD)” for digital English learning using Android results from this study. The method this research implements is research and development by designing prototypes of the Virtual English for Professional Graphic Designer (VirProGD) application. From this research, an application is obtained that facilitates graphic design students to learn English which focuses on material related to the world of work, design, and business. The final application was validated by three experts and then demonstrated and used by the 5th semester graphic design students at the Polimedia campus. After using the application, validators and students gave their feedback. It was noticed that most of them found this application to be beneficial and attractive.

Keywords: English, Android, digital, application

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