EFL Students Perception on Mendeley Reference Manager in Thesis Writing

Ariyanti, Ariyanti and Fitriana, Rinda (2020) EFL Students Perception on Mendeley Reference Manager in Thesis Writing. In: ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This research is aimed investigate perception of EFL students in using Mendeley to help them in thesis writing. The sample of this research consist of 53 students from three different majors in Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, namely English Language Teaching, Primary Teaching, and Early-Childhood Teaching Majors. This is a survey study where the researchers distributed questionnaire to the EFL students in the context of University of Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda who have graduated in 2018. In addition, quantitative approach is used in this research by the existence of frequency distribution analysis of each indicator exist on the questionnaire. As a result, most of students are assisted by features provided by Mendeley especially the easiness in terms of quoting and referencing. It is indicated by the result showed from items existed in the questionnaired stated that whether Mendeley eases them to cite and build references for up to 85%. Students‘ barriers in using Mendeley in their thesis are discussed further as well as the future implication regarding with the area of study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mendeley Reference Manager; Quoting and Referencing; Thesis Writing; EFL Students‘ Perception
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2021 08:57
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 08:57
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/5412

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