MPROVING WRITING EXAMPLE ESSAYS OF THE FIFTH SEMESTER STUDENTS IN THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF FKIP UNLAM THROUGH PROCESS - WRITING TECHNIQUE

Muhammad, Yamin MPROVING WRITING EXAMPLE ESSAYS OF THE FIFTH SEMESTER STUDENTS IN THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF FKIP UNLAM THROUGH PROCESS - WRITING TECHNIQUE. Cendekia. ISSN 1693-1505

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Abstract

This research was conducted to solve the students’ writing problem of generating and elaborating ideas which, in turn, improves their writing skills that was done in the fifth semester students of the English Department at FKIP Unlam in 2011 - 2012 academic year, comprising of 20 students. It was conducted in one cycle consisting of five meetings. The instruments used for collecting data are field notes and questionnaires. The result of the research shows that the use of process writing technique could improve the students’ skills in example essay writing. The improvement is indicated by the achievement of the students’ example essay writing scores. There are 85% or 17 students got 73-79 and the last 15% or 3 students got 80 or more. At average, the students’ writing scores achieve 75.2. Since the criteria of success is when each student can achieve minimum 70, none of students was categorized failed. This success also was based on the result of questionnaire showing the average 85% or 17 students who have positive personal judgment toward the implementation of process writing technique. Finally, the study concludes that the use of process writing technique is effective and successful to improv e the students’ ability in writing skills. In addition, the researcher also suggests several things. First, English teachers are suggested to employ this technique to improve the students’ achievement in writing example essays. Second, for future researchers, further study could be conducted related to the use of process writing technique focusing on writing other types of texts and essays, other language skills, and also other field of disciplines. Key words: writing skills, example essay, and process writing

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan - Eka Setya Wijaya
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2015 02:16
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2015 02:16
URI: http://eprints.unlam.ac.id/id/eprint/417

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