A great number of students has a smartphone. They prefer to use it for supporting learning process and the out of classroom activities (Oz, 2014; Simonova & Poulova, 2016). As well, Android is the most widely used operating system especially in Indonesia (Statcounter, 2018). In supporting the idea of using smartphone as a learning resource in educational objectives, some researchers has stated some benefits of using it. The findings revealed that the students were activated to learn, fascinated, energized, and enhancing the studentsâ€™ competence. It tends to be presumed that the students are normally inspired by mobile learning, specifically through smartphone (Cavus & Ibrahim, 2009, 2016; Cho, 2018; Hsu, Wang, & Comac, 2008).
In connection with the ownership of smarthpone and its advantages in learning process, the reseacher designed an android application as a supplementary learning resources. To figure out the studentsâ€™ perception of using this application, the study proposed a research question and the result indicated that the students positively reponded of using an android smartphone application as a suplementary learning resource.
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