INOVISH JOURNAL
Vol 4, No 1 (2019): INOVISH JOURNAL, Vol 4, No 1 - 2019

IMPROVING STUDENTS’ TOEFL-LIKE SCORE THROUGH STUDENT TEAM ACHIEVEMENT DIVISION (STAD)

Rionaldi, Rionaldi (Unknown)
Saputra, Boni (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
29 Jun 2019

Abstract

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is an internationally-standardized English proficiency test that is widely used in Indonesia for scholarship selection purposes, graduation and recruitment requirements and placements for English language schools.  However, many students, especially D3 English Study Program, State Polytechnic of Bengkalis students still faced difficulties in achieving TOEFL score required.  This paper tries to propose Student Team Achievement Division (STAD to improve students’ TOEFL-Like score. It is a five interlocking components: class presentations, teams, quizzes, individual improvement scoring, and team recognition. The research was conducted in two cycles. The results found that STAD increases students’ TOEFL-like scores. The average score of students’ TOEFL-like score before applying STAD was 372.  At the cycle 1, there was a slight increase to be  401,9. Then, at the end of the cycle 2, it increased to be  457.73. It means that STAD was effective in improving students’ TOEFL-like score. Therefore, it is suggested to be beneficial strategies applied in teaching and learning TOEFL to improve students’ TOEFL scores.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

IJ

Publisher

Subject

Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media

Description

INOVISH JOURNAL: Journal of Language and Innovation and English Language Teaching is committed to exploring the broad areas of language, creativity and innovation using language as a medium of information and highlighting issues in ELT. Preference is given to articles of English language; articles ...