Rahmawati, Henny
English Education Study Program, Faculty of Education and Teachers Training, Tidar Univer

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Developing Writing Materials Based on Eclectic Approach for Indonesian EFL Learners Kurniasih, Kurniasih; Rahmawati, Henny
Metathesis: journal of English language, literature, and teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2018): METATHESIS
Publisher : English Education Study Program, Faculty of Education and Teachers Training, Tidar Univer

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This study aims at developing writing materials based on Eclectic Approach for Indonesian EFL learners. The material is mainly developed and used for teaching essay writing for the third-semester students in the English Department, University of Islam Malang. It is also expected that the materials lower their anxiety as the findings of the preliminary study. This R and D research adapted development model proposed by Borg and Gall with the following procedures: need analysis, developing writing materials, expert validation, revision I, try out, revision II, and final product.  The final product of this research is an instructional material for Writing III course which was developed by considering students needs, levels, suggestions, and feedback from experts. It also made used of the principles of Eclectic approach to lower their anxiety in writing essay, such as providing much exposure toward the target language with less pressure, integrating the good sides of various teaching techniques, using real-life situation to make learning more comprehensible, considering the students needs, teaching and introducing contextual grammar and vocabulary, and integrating all language skills.
ENGLISH LITERACY CULTURE OF UNIVERSITY LEVEL EFL LEARNERS: HOW LITERATE ARE THEY? Rahmawati, Henny
JEELL (Journal of English Education, Linguistics and Literature) Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP PGRI Jombang

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Nowadays, English literacy becomes the hot topic spoken among English practitioners. Literacy embraces four competences including listening, speaking, reading and writing; however, in this particular study the researcher only investigates reading and writing. Many ways have already been and will be conducted to promote such literacy. In this study, the researcher is eager to contribute in giving the springboard particularly for English practitioners to see how the EFL learners’ literacy culture especially in university level and to know the shortages they have faced to build their English literacy culture. The subjects of this study are eighty-two university level students majoring at English education in Unisma. The researcher uses questionnaire as the instrument in gaining the data needed which then were analyzed qualitatively. The result shows that the students’ literacy culture is considered low and needs to improve greatly.
The Students’ Perception on Academic Reading Log for Essay Writing Literacy: Some Influential Points Rahmawati, Henny
JEES (Journal of English Educators Society) Vol 4, No 1 (2019): April
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo

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Reading log or the so-called reading journal is a journal to monitor how far the students read within their own pace and time. This study aimed at investigating some influential points of using reading log in order to enhance the students’ ability in writing academic article. The participants of this study were twenty sophomores pursuing their study at Universitas Islam Malang taking Writing IV class. They were asked to fill reading logs given after reading academic articles. They had to read one academic article each day for one week. Questionnaire and interview were used as the instruments to collect the data which were then analyzed descriptive qualitatively. The findings show that reading log is very beneficial for the students specifically when they are reading academic articles.