LECTURERS’ CHALLENGES OF ONLINE LEARNING INSTRUCTION IN LISTENING CLASS
Keywords:Challenges, Online learning instruction, Listening class
Teaching listening is assumed challenging among English Lecturers. However, there are relatively few studies that discussing the challenges of teaching listening especially in online setting. Therefore, this study aims to investigate lecturer challenges of online learning instruction in listening class. The data in this study were collected qualitatively using semistructured interview conducted to one the EFL lecturer in university in West Java. The data were analyzed inductively using the stage of recording or interpreting. The data showed that lecturer’s difficulties in listening via online are about determining the proper material as well as the stages in teaching listening. It is further explained that the lecturer had problem in matching and adjusting the learning objectives with the audio and the students’ understanding. Due to the limited interactions between the lecturer and students directly, the lecturer had complication in determining the right material which fit to teaching objective as students’ level of thinking. Thus, lecturers must prepare materials that are suitable for online learning conditions and packaging in such a simple and easy- to-understand instruction for the students. Regarding to that phenomenon’s, the lecturers should carry out to explore the material and the packaging, such as, the lecturers can use TED-ED, Learning Management System, or Edmodo in the online class.