|One of the visitors was trying English learning media that adopted the game Monopoly. (Photo: Ariel / PR)|
The English Language Education Department of the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held the 2018 English Language and Education Department Media Expo (ELMO) on the 3.5th floor of GKB I, Wednesday (12/26).
This learning media exhibition is the final test of Media and Learning Resources courses. This course is taught by Laila Hikmah Nurbatra, MA., M. EdLead. And Eka Listianing Rahayu, M. AppLing.
One of the lecturers of this course, Laila explained that this event was held as a forum for students who were teaching media and learning resources to make a media design for learning English.
At ELMO this year, the participants reached 60 groups. Each group is given the freedom to determine what tools and materials will be presented in the learning media.
"The most important, besides having to be interesting, you must also be able to support the learning process in the class later. Laila said she was surprised by the learning media on display, "Laila continued her statement.
According to her, students are very creative in applying English material and the use of technology so that the learning media on display are very diverse and exceed her expectations.
"The variety of learning media is very much, ranging from the form of crafts, dolls, computer application software, gawau, blog videos or Vlogs, to Augmented Reality," said Laila.
One of the participants, Faiza said that she admitted that he was very happy by participating in ELMO 2018. According to her, this kind of activity was very good for training student creativity.
"Because in this course, we are asked how to facilitate the teaching and learning process of English language subjects with media that are as attractive and creative as possible," she said. (Win)