Students Comprehension To The New Terminology of Covid-19

Aminnudin Saimon (1) , Nazatul Aineena Abdul Latif (2) , Nazihah Abd Rahim (3) , Ainul Insyirah Mohd Yusoff (4) , Nur Syazani Hanis Mohammad (5)
(1) Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia , Malaysia
(2) Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia. , Malaysia
(3) Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia. , Malaysia
(4) Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia. , Malaysia
(5) Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia. , Malaysia

Abstract

Purpose of Study: The pandemic that hit the world at this time has led to the existence of new terms COVID-19 in society. This study aims to find out the use of new terms in the COVID-19 press conference.


Methodology: This study is a quantitative study that uses a survey method which is a questionnaire used to identify new terms in the COVID-19 press conference and examine the level of student knowledge of terms in the COVID-19 press conference.


Main Finding: A total of 200 students from four public universities were selected using stratified random sampling. The findings of the study found that UIAM students make a higher comprehensive, followed by UPSI, UKM, and UM students. The total is 3952, UIAM students take the first as 1001 comprehensive of COVID-19 terminology followed by UPSI (998), UKM (995), and UM (958). The terms of R-Naught, Surveying Activities, and Triaging is the newest terminology not understood by all students from all chosen universities. The final finding shows that students comprehensive are really good toward the new terminology of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Research Implication: The implication from this research would like to give some more information to the community about terminology. This research also enhanced the lexicon of the Malay language, thus helping the Malay language to subscribe and describe the new terminology to the other fields.


The novelty of This Study: Based on the research, this paper is the new novelty would like to seek comprehensive students toward the COVID-19 terminology.

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Authors

Aminnudin Saimon
deanamin@iium.edu.my (Primary Contact)
Nazatul Aineena Abdul Latif
Nazihah Abd Rahim
Ainul Insyirah Mohd Yusoff
Nur Syazani Hanis Mohammad
Author Biographies

Aminnudin Saimon, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia

Assistant Professor at International Islamic University Malaysia, Pagoh Campus. He expertise in Semantics, Pragmatics and Linguistics. Many papers was published especially in Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka magazine, ILS Journal, BITARA and Pendeta Journal.

Nazatul Aineena Abdul Latif, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia.

Student degree of Malay for Communication at International Islamic University Malaysia. Now, she is in the third years of her studies. Many achievements during her studies such as she is one of the community members for MLCOM, Bureau of International & Culture, Bureau of Entrepreneur Division of KLMSS, tutor for Malay For International Students, IT community and more.

Nazihah Abd Rahim, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia.

Student degree of Malay for Communication at International Islamic University Malaysia. Now, she is in the third years of her studies. Many achievements during her studies such as she is one of the community members for MLCOM, Bureau of Intercultural, Bureau of Anjung Melayu and more.

Ainul Insyirah Mohd Yusoff, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia.

Student degree of Malay for Communication at International Islamic University Malaysia. Now, she is in the third years of her studies. Many achievements during her studies such as she is one of the community members for MLCOM, Vice President of Ikatan Mahasiswa Anak Melaka, Bureau of Anjung Melayu and more.

Nur Syazani Hanis Mohammad, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)Pagoh, Johor, Malaysia.

Student degree of Malay for Communication at International Islamic University Malaysia. Now, she is in the third years of her studies. Many achievements during her studies such as she is one of the community members for  MLCOM, committee of HARMONI MALAYSIA, Bureau of Entrepreneur Division of KLMSS and more.

Saimon, A., Latif, N. A. A. ., Rahim, N. A. ., Yusoff, A. I. M. ., & Mohammad, N. S. H. . (2021). Students Comprehension To The New Terminology of Covid-19. Innovation Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Review, 3(1), 12–22. https://doi.org/10.36923/ijsser.v3i1.99

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