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Reading for Academic Purposes: Problems Faced by Undergraduate Students of Visual Communication Design, University of Indraprasta PGRI

Martiarini, Elyza

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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This study aimed at investigating reading for academic purposes problems of undergraduate students of Visual Communication Design at University of Indraprasta PGRI academic year 2016-2017 and to provide solutions to these problems. The target population included all undergraduate students of non-English department, studying at University of Indraprasta PGRI, and 78 students were taken as the object of this study. The data for this study were collected by questionnaire and readingtest. Qualitative data were analyzed by analysis content, while quantitative were processed by statistical program. The study found that the problems faced by the most students weretaking brief and relevant notes, understanding organization of text, paraphrasing by using own words, and understanding register words.

An Analysis of Educational Values of Novel “Maze Runner” by James Dashner

Irawan, Ramba, Andriani, Dwi

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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In this study, the writer conducted "Maze Runner" novel, it educated the values as a part of our life. The problems were what are the educational values seen in the novel "Maze Runner" by James Dashner. The methodology of the study was qualitative study, it did not need statistic approach to explore the material, the descriptive analyzes. The primary data was from "Maze Runner" novel. The secondary data was from many literary books and some relevant materials to support and complete the primary data sources. The result of the research was there were some educational values in the "Maze Runner" novel found, it was never given up, self-confidence, friendly and be polite, love, forgiveness, optimism, help each other and responsible as a human society. And the most occurred was never give up and optimism.

Humanizing the Classroom Method Toward the Students’ Ability in Writing Descriptive Text

Fadilah, Nurul, Kuspiyah, Hastuti Retno

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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The problem of this research was to find out whether or not there was any significant difference between the students who are taught using humanizing the classroom method and those who are taught using conventional method. And the methodology of the research used experimental method, by quasi-design. Meanwhile, the population was the tenth-grade students of MA NU Sumber Agung OKU Timur, Sumatera Selatan. It consists of 60 students, used purposive sampling technique. And there were 42 students as a sample of this research. In collecting the data, the researchers used the written test as the instrument to obtain the students ability in writing descriptive text. And for analyzing the data using independent t-test. The data distribution was considered normal. It was proved by statistics calculation of normality test which shows that <  or 9,72 < 11,07 in experimental class and <  or 2,99 < 11,07 in control class. Then, based on the calculation of homogeneity test the data variant was homogeneous. It was found that F-obt > F- table (157 > 2.08). Meanwhile based on the result of the statistics calculation using independent t-test found that t-out = 7.69, it was higher than t-table = 2.02. it meant that there was any significant difference between the students who are taught using humanizing the classroom method and those who are taught using conventional method.

Chain Drill Technique in Teaching Speaking

Anggraini, Dewi

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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The objective of the research was to find out whether or not there is a significant difference between the students who are taught by using chain drill technique and the students who are taught by using a conventional technique in teaching students speaking ability at the seventh-grade students of MTs Nurul Huda Sukaraja. In this research, the writer used an experimental method. The population of this research was 111 students, and there were 48 students was taken by using cluster random sampling for the sample, those were 24 students of experimental group who were taught using chain drill technique and 24 students of the control group who were taught using the conventional technique. For analyzing the data, the writer used the independent t-test,  and the result of the calculation showed that t-obtained was higher than t-table (5.73 > 2.0129). It meant that there was a significant difference between experimental and control group. So, the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. As a conclusion, using chain drill technique to teach speaking is effective.

Reading Comprehension Achievement on Narrative Text by Using REAP Strategy

Amalia, Fitri, Inderawati, Rita, Erlina, Erlina

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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This study was conducted to find out whether or not: (1) there was a significant difference in narrative reading comprehension achievement of the eighth grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Palembang before and after they were taught by using REAP strategy, (2) there was a significant difference in reading comprehension achievement on narrative text between the eighth grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Palembang who were taught by using REAP strategy and those who were not. The population of the study was the eighth-grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Palembang in the academic year 2015/2016 consisting of 240 students. The sample was 70 students who were divided into experimental and control group that were taken by using purposive sampling technique. To collect the data and to measure students reading comprehension achievement, the reading comprehension test was given.The test was administered twice as a pretest and posttest. The result from paired sample t-test showed that t-obtained was higher than t-table (11.604>2.0301) at the significance level of p<0.05. It means that H01 was rejected and there was a significant difference in students’ reading comprehension achievement of experimental group. The result from independent sample t-test of the post-test in both experimental and control groups showed that there was a significant difference at the significance level of p<0.05 and t-obtained was higher than t-table (2.029>1.9955). Therefore, there was a significant difference in reading comprehension achievement between the students who were taught by using REAP strategy and those who were not.

SQ4R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review, and Reflect) and Students’ Reading Attitude Toward Their Reading Comprehension

Jelita, Jelita

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 3 No 1 (2018): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - April 2018
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The aims of the study were to find out whether or not (1) there is any significant difference in reading comprehension between the students who had positive and negative attitude in experimental class, (2) there is any significant difference in reading comprehension between the students who had positive and negative attitude in control class,(3) there is any significant difference in reading comprehension among the students who had positive attitude in control and experimental class,(4) there is any significant difference in reading comprehension between the students who had negative attitude in control and experimental class, (5) there is any interaction effect between SQ4R strategy and reading attitude in increasing reading comprehension. The population of this study was all the eleventh class students consisted of 144 students of SMA N I Buay Madang OKU Timur. The 72 sample students were taken by using stratified random sampling. In carrying out the research, the researcher used the true experimental factorial design. The writer distributed the pretest, posttest, and questionnaire on students reading attitude (positive and negative) in collecting the data. In analyzing the data, t-test and two-way ANOVA were used. There is any significant difference between posttest and pretest in Experimental class, there is any significant difference between posttest and pretest in control class, there is significantly different on Positive Attitude students in experimental class and Positive Attitude students in control class, there is significant difference between negative Attitude students in experimental class and negative Attitude students in control class. The last, there was no any significant interaction between the students reading attitude and strategies used.

The Analysis of Grammatical Errors in Speaking Activities Produced by Students at English Class Vocational High School of Yadika Lubuklinggau

Herlina, Herlina

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
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The aimed of this study was to observe the grammatical errors in speaking activities produced by students at English class Vocational High School of YADIKA Lubuklinggau. It focused on (1) What is the most common type of students errors produced in speaking activities?; and (2) How is the proportion of students errors produced in speaking activities?. The writer employed descriptive method as the design of the study. The findings of this study showed that the students produced grammatical errors based on the surface strategy taxonomy which are classified into omission, addition, misformation and misordering. The result found that the most common type of errors produced in speaking activities was misformation errors because it occurred more than 50% of all type errors. The most frequent types were misformation errors occurred 145 items (60,87%), omission errors occurred 56 items (27,80%), addition errors occurred 19 items (8,51%) and misordering errors occurred only  5 items  (2,82%).

The Student’s Speaking Ability of the Tenth Grade Gtudents of SMA 2 Genteng Through Picture Series

Zulaikah, Zulaikah

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
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This study employed Collaborative Classroom Action Research design in which the researcher together with the classroom teacher. This classroom action research consisted of two cycles.  The increasing can be seen from the changing of the students’ behavior in the teaching and learning process and from their score.  The changing of behavior including activeness, dare, independent, and the reach of score increasing step by step.  The increasing also shows in the students’ score before conducting the research and after conducting the research.  The result of the speaking test in the first Cycle, the students’ percentage score was 41.0% the student can achieve the target score and in the second cycle, the students’ score was 88.00% who achieve the target score.  It means that the result of the students’ speaking test improved in the second cycle and fulfilled the target of this research.

The Major Characters in Gillian Flinn Novel “Sharp Objects” (A Psychoanalysis Freud)

Qodariyah, Banatul, Rohmah, Ainur, Natalia, Sugiyani

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
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This research is intended to find the psychological conflict faced by the major character in the Gillian Flinn novel. It is a content analysis study that belongs to qualitative research. The researcher read the novel several times to collect the data and also to analyze the data. It is done several times to get a deeper understanding of the information related to the psychological conflict in the novel. While reading the researcher give a code to the data for description the conflict. The analysis of this research is done using Freud’s theory of psychology, a psychoanalysis Freud. The result shows that there are two kinds of psychological conflicts in ‘Sharp Objects’ novel. They are approach-avoidance conflict and avoidance-avoidance conflict that describing that all the characters have a conflict because of the id, ego, and superego are inconsistency condition.

Students’ Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and Their Self Efficacy

Ramasari, Maria

Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
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This research aimed to find out whether or not there is a significant correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy of English Education Research Program at STKIP-PGRI Lubuklinggau in the academic year 2016/2017. The researcher investigated this research through the descriptive correlation method. The data were analyzed by using Person Product Moment formula. Based on the result of data analyzed, it was found out that r-table was 0.288 and r-obtained was 0.546. Therefore, alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. It meant that there was a positive correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy. However, the strength of correlation level was considered insufficient classification. The conclusion showed that the students self-efficacy had influenced students speaking achievement.