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Perspective (e-ISSN 2621-6981) publishes twice a year in May and November. This journal published manuscripts in the areas of English Language Teaching (ELT) and Literature.
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A Multiple Case Study that Looks at the Implementation of character Education in English Classroom

Syaripudin, Usep, Aisyah, Siti

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 4, No 1 (2016)
Publisher : Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati

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This research observed and analyzed the implementation of character education in English classrooms. It sought to find out how English teachers develop and select materials and strategies for implementing character education in their classroom, how the English teachers implement and integrate character education in their classroom, and what factors the teachers found to be the inhibiting and supporting system for implementing character education in their school. Three teachers from three schools – a public vocational school, a public senior high school, and a religious-based public high school – participated in this research as the respondents. The purpose of involving three different type of schools was that this research needed to observe the implementation of character education in three different settings. By implementing multiple case study, this research gathered data through interview and observation. This research found that teachers in the two schools – vocational and senior high school – begun the implementation of character education by developing a plan consisted of what character they need to develop and what materials that triggered students’ interest. Moreover, this research also found that the two schools share similar strategies in implementing character education as follows: using authentic materials, verbal instructions, and cultural approach. Meanwhile, in the religious-based senior high school, the teacher did not specifically develop and select materials intended to implement character education since the school had already subjects and extracurricular programs in religion teaching and intended to develop students’ character. Lastly, this research found that the three schools share similar supporting and inhibiting factors in implementing character education namely lack of good examples in school, family, and community, lack of partnership between school, parents, and community member, and lack of commitment among the school community members to support the character education in school. And the supporting system they had were that the schools had already developed code of conducts, rules, and extracurricular programs intended to develop students’ character.

The Analysis of Translation Technique of Children Story : “Lila, the Clumsy Witch”

Maisa, Maisa

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 1, No 2 (2014)
Publisher : Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati

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Regarding to Douglas Robinson, in his famous book entitled Becoming atranslator, 1998; 49, define translation is an intelligent activity involving complex processes of conscious and unconscious learning.In the other book of Peter Newmark's, a textbook of translation, stated that translation is rendering the meaning of a text into another language in the way that the author intended the text. Newmark describe translation techniques into two catagories. First, translation which focuses on the source language and target language. The SL translation techniques consists of four such as word fo word, literal, faithfull and semantic translation. While the techniques which focuses on Target Language (TL). The techniques are adaptation, free translation, idiomatic translation and  communicative translation.In this paper, the writer would like to analyze the children text entitled Lila, the clumsy witch or Lila, penyihir yang ceroboh. “ what kind of translation techniques does the writer use in translating the text ? The story is written by Amelia Kurniawati and translated by P. Francis Rhien. The result is that the writer of the book uses more techniques of translation which focuses on Source language using word for word translation 19,3%, Literal translation 61,5% and Free translation 19,3%. This result indicates that the writer of the book focuses on the source language.

The Influence of Student’s Language Learning Strategies Used towards Their Achievement in Structure IV

Dwiniasih, Dwiniasih

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 2, No 2 (2015)
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This study was aimed to know the influence of student’s language learningstrategies used towards their achievement in structure IV and the most strategy used. It is done in responding the fact, most of the students do not aware of their learning strategies. It makes them difficult understanding the knowledge transferred. By using descriptive method, this study used document test and SILL questionnaire as the instrument of the data. Meanwhile, in analyzing the data collected, the writer used SPSS simple linear regression (Muijs.200:143). The result of the study showed the influence of L2 student’s strategies is significantly weak towards their achievement in structure IV. While the most strategies used was metacognitive strategy. It is because so many factors influence student’s achievement, such as student’s ability, learning style, and teacher’s methodology used. Therefore, it is teacher’s task to motivate students aware of learning strategy used, so they could get well understanding.

The Analysis of Instructional Media as Cirebonese Cultural Representative Related to Students’ Learning Styles in Peer Teaching Activity

Jaufillaili, Jaufillaili, Linda, Linda

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 4, No 1 (2016)
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In this research, the writers observed the peer-teaching activity in Teaching and Listening for Children class. The writers intended to find out: 1) What is the dominant students‟ learning styles in the class? 2) What are the most dominant instructional media as Cirebonese cultural representative used by the students in peer-teaching activity in the class? 3) How are the instructional media used by the students in peer-teaching activity related to their learning styles? The theory of learning style used in this research was from Pritchard (2009) that was strengthened by Fauziati (2010). This was a qualitative research. The research instruments were Batch‟s Learning style inventory test and observation sheet. The result showed that: 1) The dominant students‟ learning styles in the class was visual learning styles. From forty (41) one students, twenty one (21) students were visual learners. 2) The most dominant instructional media as Cirebonese cultural representative used by the students in peer-teaching activity in the class was picture. Pictures as instructional media were used by almost all groups with different learning styles preferences. 3) The instructional media used by the students in peer-teaching activity related to their learning styles could be concluded as follows: auditory learners uses a sound record, visual learners used pictures, kinesthetic/tactile learners used paper that should be folded by the students (involving physical activity), and multi-learning style learners used video that involved audio-visual activity for their students.

The Implementation of Note-Taking Pairs Technique in Teaching Reading Comprehension

Aisyah, Aisyah, Anisa, Ani Wahyu

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 2, No 1 (2014)
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The aims of this research are to find out whether the implementation of NoteTaking Pairs technique effective in teaching reading comprehension at junior high school. The method used in the research is quantitative method and the design is quasi experimental design. The sampling technique used in this research was random sampling. Two classes were taken as the subject namely experimental and control class. The data of test got from both experimental and control class was analyzed by T test formula. The result of calculation showed that t was 6.58, and t  with df  75 in account table the significant degree of 5% is 1.992. It means that t  is higher than t (6.58 > account table 1.992). The average of post-test in the experimental class was 81, while the KKM of English subject is 75. It can be concluded that Note-Taking Pairs Technique is effective in teaching reading comprehension at junior high school.

An Investigation of Teachers’s Role as Facilitators in Teaching Writing in the Classroom

Purnama, Novi Dewi

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 3, No 2 (2015)
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The aim of this research is to describe in the teacher’s role as facilitator in teaching writing in the classroom. This research is qualitative approach by analysis teacher’s role as facilitator thought the data that have been collected from the student’s and the teacher’s. the technique of collecting data that used by the writer are observation in teacher’s role as facilitator, observation sheet, interview, video recording, and the result of observation. To know the kinds of teacher role as facilitator did teaching writing in the classroom. And the writer analysis teacher’s role in teaching writing in classroom by observation sheet giving mark on it and writer the correct it, until gets the result did. Then, the writer takes the conclusion of teacher’s role as facilitator and teacher interview to appropriate the teacher role in teaching writing in the classroom. This research find come that all of teacher role. Based on the result from interview the lecturer, the teacher as facilitator was applied the teacher.

Student Teachers' Teaching Skill Development through Mentoring Process

Rozak, Diana Rahmawati

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 2, No 1 (2014)
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This study is about student teachers' basic teaching skills especially in delivering gaining attention, presenting stimulus materials, and assessing performance. The purpose of this study is to find out whether or not student teachers' skill in gaining attention, presenting stimulus materials, and assessing performance was developed during their teaching practice period. To achieve the first purpose, the data were collected through observations and interviews. The observation was conducted during student teachers' teaching-learning sessions. The interview was conducted to support the data from interview. The source for interview was student teachers' mentor teachers. The result of this study was that two of four student teachers had developed their teaching skills in gaining attention while the other two did not develop their skills. This study has showed that besides students' ability, willingness, and support from mentor teachers abd peers are needed to develop their teaching skills.

Students’ Perception on English Club Extracurricular in Speaking Practices at Madrasah

Yuliandasari, Aida, Kusriandi, Wendi

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 3, No 2 (2015)
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Speaking is one of skills which should be mastered by students in studying English. However in Indonesian school hours the chance to practice speaking is limited. One way to obtain more practices to speak outside of school hours is by joining English club extracurricular program. English club as an English extracurricular program in state Madrasah Aliyah Pembangunan Mandirancan gives chance to students to speak in more flexible condition with their peers. Thus, it is interesting to investigate the impact students perception on English club extracurricular toward students‟ speaking skill. The 26 students joined English club extracurricular as the sample. The techniques used obtaining the data were observation, questionnaire and speaking test. It is suggested that the students should joined English club extracurricular because it can improve students‟ speaking skill.

Abstracts Writing : A Path for Understanding Academic Text of Mathematics

Misdi, Misdi

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 1, No 2 (2014)
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This is a qualitative study to explore the students' competence in pursuing ofabstract writing among the undergraduate students of Mathematics department. The data were collected through classroom observation and self report. By applying self assignment, small group discussion, and presentation, the students' writing experiences were employed in order to discuss the weaknesses and strengths of the mathematic articles given during class discussion; whereas proof-reading, revising, and supervising were also critically provided. As the results, five classes that were involved in the investigation as the sample shows their abilities in applying their best practices based on the suggested method. The results indicate that the undergraduate students of Mathematics were able to reconstruct their ideas in the form of abstract feature, while the abstract writing method was possibly applied in the course of Mathematics.

Evaluating Students’ Achievement Test in Reading for Interpretation

Aisyah, Aisyah

Academic Journal PERSPECTIVE: Education, Language, and Literature Vol 2, No 2 (2015)
Publisher : Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati

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Reading is one of the important subjects in learning foreign language. Based on the curriculum 2014 in English Department, reading has some series. In order to get satisfying result of students in reading comprehension, the lecturer should know about the students’ achievement in comprehending the text. By knowing students’ achievement in reading for interpretation, the lecturer will know what they will do for the next and what should the lecturer give more attention to. This research is aimed to know the students’ achievement in comprehending the text. The subject of this research is the first year students of English department.This research is expected to give contribution for some aspects. For the students, it is expected to give information and feedback to the students about their competence in reading. For the teacher, this research is expected to give information for the lecturer about the students’ error in comprehending the text.