AN INVESTIGATION OF QUIZIZZ TOWARDS ELT RAPPORT OPTIMIZATION IN MERDEKA CURRICULUM
Quizizz is a popular learning management system which is used by teachers, especially EFL teachers, all over the world for their teaching and learning processes. It has a lot of features that support EFL teachers in providing many kinds of interesting activities for their students. Nowadays, this learning management system seems to be more attractive in offline classrooms, especially in Merdeka Curriculum Implementation, rather than in online classrooms. This study aimed to investigate how the Quizizz features optimize the EFL teachers and student’s relationship in Merdeka Curriculum. This investigation adopted narrative inquiry qualitative design. This study was done by collecting deep information from an EFL teacher who has taught English for about six years in Junior High School in Bandung. The finding revealed that there are a lot of Quizizz features which can be used by EFL teachers in promoting interactive and enjoyable classes. The features are not only for providing assessment but also for preparing lesson material, understanding students' feelings, giving appreciation, providing explanations on the answer choices, and letting the students give comments or suggestions to the teachers and teaching learning-processes. In addition, there are several constraints that may be found in utilizing the Quizizz applications due to the unstable internet connection. Furthermore, the lack of Quizizz training makes a lot of EFL teachers do not understand well how to use Quizizz appropriately and effectively. For further study, it is recommended to investigate by focusing on the students' perception regarding the optimization of students-teachers rapport by utilizing Quizizz features. Thus, it may be revealed from the students’ point of view.
Keywords: Investigation, ICT, Quizizz, ELT Rapport, Merdeka Curriculum