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Abstract: This research is aimed to describe precisely how an online learning using blog which is designed through discovery learning model approach be used in teaching reading at STKIP PGRI Trenggalek. This research is conducted to know how technology affects the learning process which is designed to appeal studentsâ?? curiosity and willingness in learning. Through this descriptive qualitative research, researcher gathers the data from the third semester students of English department who take reading lecture and be taught by using English discovery blog. In this research, the researcher becomes the human instrument, the main instrument of the research. The data are gotten through observation, interview and questionnaire which are given to the lecturers and the students of reading class. The data analysis includes the calculation of the studentsâ?? interaction with other participants and the lecturer, the percentage of the questionnairesâ?? result, and the qualitative analysis on the result of observation and interview. The result of this research shows that students are attracted in learning by using online media. Students feel that the blog used is quite easy to follow and the lay out can appeal their curiosity. The direct interaction with the lecturer and learning through this technology gives larger chance for students in learning reading. However, there are some problems occur during the use of the media such as the poor internet connection and the lack of equipment needed to access the blog. 

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