Journal of Learning and Instructional Studies 2022-08-30T21:32:29+07:00 Itsar Bolo Rangka Open Journal Systems <p style="text-align: justify;">Welcome to <em>Journal of Learning and Instructional Studies</em>, the Southeast Asia premier, peer-review, and open access journal. The journal provides a platform for the publication for research, and serving individuals in a wide range of disciplines who have an interest on learning and instruction. The journal accepts articles with outstanding coverage of learning and instructional by giving context for current research trends along with innovative or interdisciplinary approaches. The journal's objective is to fulfill this purpose through careful editorial review and publication of expert work, by creating legitimate dialogue in a field where a diversity of opinion exists, and by providing a professional forum for interaction of these views.</p> Utilizing Interactive PowerPoint to Develop Students’ Speaking Skills in New Normal 2022-08-30T10:07:03+07:00 Tri Angkarini <p><strong>: </strong>The Covid-19 epidemic has presented a significant difficulty for lecturers as well as students. To resolve the online learning dilemma, the lecturer who teaches useful skills like speaking should create an efficient learning procedure. One way to teach speaking in the modern era is through an interactive PowerPoint presentation. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to ascertain how Interactive PowerPoint affects students' speaking abilities. A sample of 30 freshmen from Universitas Indraprasta PGRI Jakarta is used in a quantitative research technique. To ascertain the distinction, tests were administered before and after. The outcome showed that students' Post-test scores were higher than their Pre-test scores. Therefore, it can be said that using interactive PowerPoint has an effect on students' speaking abilities. According to the findings of this study, lecturers are suggested to be given trainings about PowerPoint's animation capabilities and converting their work into formats that students can access readily.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key Words: </strong>Interactive PowerPoint; Speaking Skills; New Normal</p> 2022-08-30T00:00:00+07:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Tri Angkarini Angkarini