3 research outputs found

    The Effectiveness of Edmodo to Teach Writing Viewed From Students' Motivation

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    Edmodo is a media of private micro-blogging service which can create an effective learning experience and allow students to exchange collective and individual feedback and responses. This article refers to an experimental study on the effectiveness of Edmodo media to teach writing at one of Senior Highschool in Bandar Lampung. The samples were two classes namely experimental class which was taught using Edmodo and control class which was taught without Edmodo. Each class was divided into two groups in which each consisted of students having high motivation and those having low motivation. To gain the data, two instruments were used namely writing test and motivation test. The data were analysed by using Multifactor Analysis of Variance ANOVA 2x2 and Tukey test. Before conducting the ANOVA test, pre-requisite test namely normality and homogeneity test were conducted. The findings of this research are: (1) Edmodo is more effective than Picture Series to teach writing; (2) The students with high motivation have better writing skill than those having low motivation; and (3) There is an interaction between teaching media and students' motivation in teaching writing

    Teaching Procedure Text Through Series Pictures to Improve Students’ Speaking Performance

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    Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui apakah terdapat peningkatan signifikan dari performa berbicara siswa setelah pembelajaran melalui gambar berseri. Desain pre-test dan post-test satu kelompok digunakan dalam penelitian ini. Hasil penelitian membuktikan bahwa terdapat perbedaan signifikan dari pencapaian siswa dalam performa berbicara sebelum dan sesudah pembelajaran melalui serial gambar. Nilai rata-rata dari pre-test adalah 57 dan post-test adalah 84. Dengan membandingkan rata-rata dari pre-test dan post-test, itu dapat diketahui bahwa peningkatan rata-rata adalah 27. Ini membuktikan bahwa skor siswa meningkat dengan signifikan karena p<0.05 (p=0.000). Berdasarkan data, ini dapat disimpulkan bahwa terdapat perbedaan signifikan dari pencapaian siswa dalam performa berbicara sebelum dan sesudah pembelajaran melalui gambar berseri. Oleh karena itu, mengajar menggunakan gambar berseri dianjurkan untuk digunakan oleh para guru agar meningkatkan performa berbicara siswa.The objective of this research is to know whether there is a significant improvement of the students’ speaking performance after being taught through series pictures. The one group pre-test and post-test design was used in this research. The result of the research proved that there is a significant difference of students’ achievement in speaking performance before and after being taught through series pictures.The mean score of pre-test was 57 and post-test was 84. By comparing between the mean of pre-test and post-test, it can be found that the increase of the mean was 27. It proved that the students’ scores increase significantly because p<0.05 (p=0.000). Based on the data, it can be concluded that there is a significant difference of students’ achievement in speaking performance before and after being taught through series pictures. Therefore, series pictures is recommended to be used by teachers to improve the students’ speaking performance

    Google Classroom : an Online Platform for Teaching English

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    In the development of the internet era, classroom learning changes from traditional teaching to online learning. The purpose of this research is to report action research that was carried out to investigate the effectiveness of google classroom on students' learning performance in STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung. The participants were 25 students studying English. The researchers conducted some exercises, discussions, quizzes, and activities on Google Classroom based on three lesson plans that were applied to teach the students in the writing course. Analysis of students' second writing shows a significant improvement in students' writing. The students have positive perceptions towards using Google Classroom in language learning based on a post-treatment questionnaire result
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