• Muhammad Ihzan Pascasarjana Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • Nurdin Noni Pascasarjana Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • Muhammad Basri Jafar Pascasarjana Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Universitas Negeri Makassar
  • Muhajir Muhajir Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, Universitas Muslim Indonesia
Keywords: small group discussion, online, impact, perception, implementation


This research is "The effect of online small group discussion on students' reading comprehension". The purpose of this study is to examine 2 cases, namely: (1) What is the effect of online small group discussion on students' reading comprehension, (2) What is students' perception of the effect of online small group discussion on students' reading comprehension. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of online small group discussion on students' reading comprehension, to determine students' perceptions of the effect of online small group discussion on students' reading comprehension. Implementing learning to understand English reading. This research uses quantitative methods. In this study, researchers used purposive sampling to collect data. This study was attended by 30 participants and this research was conducted at the English Department of the Indonesian Muslim University, Makassar. The results of this study indicate that the use of learning with the small group discussion method in the network is quite effective in improving students' reading comprehension. In carrying out this research, the research uses zoom and whatsapp applications. so that it is difficult to follow the lesson, but it can all be overcome by re-meeting. These results can be a reflection for teachers and students to be even more active in learning to understand English writing or scripts.


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