Using Group Work to Teach Literature in an Online Classroom Environment


This paper aims to look at TESL students’ views of the utilisation of group work to teach literature online. A questionnaire was administered to a sample of 64 TESL trainee teachers from Universiti Selangor who were enrolled in an online Literature class in April 2021. There were three sections in the questionnaire which had to be answered using a five-point Likert scale. The questionnaires were distributed through the WhatsApp application to the students. The data were analysed using frequency counts and percentage. The study findings showed that most of the students had positive views about the use of group work for learning literature. The students were also satisfied with their peer collaboration and teacher collaboration throughout the group activities. 

Keywords: group work, literature, online learning, TESL 

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