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ERIC Number: EJ1126530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Enhancing Students' Speaking Skills through "Kunci Inggris" Videos in Islamic Junior High School
Erlangga, Rifqi Aulia
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n36 p170-180 2016
Personal ability of a teacher when integrated with good learning material will make his students get more involved and absorb teaching material better hence improving their foreign language. There are many materials may be used to teach, one of them is videos. The video is expected to trigger students' enthusiasm and improve their motivation. Even though, in using the video teachers must make sure that the exercises or tasks are challenging enough, yet not too difficult for them causing desperation even de-motivated in studying foreign language. For the research, SMP Agus Salim was selected as the pilot project because its uniqueness in having student from relatively lower class and good Islamic atmosphere even though it is not a "Madrasah Tsanawiyah" (Islamic Junior High School). This research (R & D) was an explorative research to search for some ideas on how English is delivered in class, what kind of supporting media used and how was students' progress on year to year when the teaching system in class using "Kunci Inggris" that becomes the object on this research. In the research, it were not only students, teachers and education expert but also television experts were involved in the production process since the purpose is to make the product eligible to be broadcasted on TV. Therefore two standards were used to measure the result, i.e. education and TV media standard. The research and development methods employed in this research contains of three main components: (1) model development, (2) procedure development, and (3) the product testing. The final product was developed using 10 steps of R&D Borg and Gall produced 11 videos of "Kunci Inggris' that have been distributed in some schools, in neighborhood area of SMP Agus Salim, Semarang. Also, videos were uploaded in YouTube channel and distributed on social media of WhatsApp messenger. In conclusion, the dominant numbers of population show that students enjoy and feel happy with the use of "Kunci Inggris' in their class. All video is considered good and valid for implementation and dissemination on teaching. The video was distributed in 3 other schools, having similar profile to SMP Agus Salim, and then broadcasted in TVRI Jawa Tengah as Public Service Announcement programs. The video is also uploaded in YouTube channel and distributed via WhatsApp messenger.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
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