Using the Tsanawiyah English Grammar Android Application to Improve Grammar Accuracy and Build Islamic Values
The goal of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the Tsanawiyah english grammar (TEG) Android-based application for teaching grammar to seventh-grade students at Islamic Junior High School (MTs) Al-Muhsin II and for developing Islamic character values. A one group pre-test post-test design was used for the preexperimental investigation and interviews. 20 seventh-grade students from MTs Al-Muhsin II took part in this study, and the experimental class, VII.A, was recruited through purposive sampling. The mean post-test score (82.6) was higher than the mean pre-test score (66.85) and this difference was significant. According to the effectiveness criteria, employing the TEG learning app was beneficial in teaching grammar to the students. Moreover, the students said that TEG gave examples of how to behave based on Islamic values, which would have been difficult to otherwise learn through online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Keywords: Android-based application, grammar accuracy, Islamic character
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