Students' Perceptions of The Use of Zoom Applications on The Final Exam in English Language Education Departments
AbstractThe change in the implementation system of Mobile Instant Messaging-based academic activities has the most significant impact on students in the learning process, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine students' perceptions of the use of the Zoom application in the final examination at the UHO English Education Department. The design of this research is true experiments. True experiments were chosen, because these types of experiments can control external variables that affect the course of the experiment. So that the quality of the implementation of the research design (internal validity) is high. The sample used as many as 44 respondents. The data obtained through the collected questionnaires were then analyzed. The results reveal that virtual classes during the final exam for students in the form of Zoom are considered to have a positive impact on students. There is an increase in student knowledge in using information and communication technology. The Zoom app is very easy to use, and very useful for virtual exams. Overall, students like this application during the final exam.