A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS ON THE USE OF BLOG IN A WRITING CLASS (AStudy of the First Semester Students of International Class Program of IAIN Salatiga in the Academic Year of 2015/2016)

Muhayyinah, Mustafidatul (2016) A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS ON THE USE OF BLOG IN A WRITING CLASS (AStudy of the First Semester Students of International Class Program of IAIN Salatiga in the Academic Year of 2015/2016). Other thesis, Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan.

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Abstract

The research is aimed to describe the use of Blog as a medium of teaching writing to the first semester students of International Class Program on IAIN Salatiga, to describe the students’ response toward the use of Blog in teaching writing, to find out the advantages and disadvantages of Blog used as a medium of teaching writing to the first semester students of International Class Program on IAIN Salatiga. The research method that is used in this research is descriptive research. The subjects of this research are 17 students in the first semester students of International Class Program of IAIN Salatiga.There are some steps to collect the data and to do an analysis: Observation, Recording, Documentation, and Interview. The results of this research have answered the problem questions the writer proposed. Firstly, to answer the first question about “How Blog is used as a medium of teaching writing to the first semester students of International Class Program of IAIN Salatiga, the writer found that Blog in a writing class is used to provide the students with some materials needed for them to learn during one semester. The Blog is also used by the teacher to display some examples of writing text based on the materials of writing. In addition, the Blog is as a guide for the students to follow the class in the form in the learning contract. Secondly, to answer the second “How are the students responses toward the use of Blog in teaching writing, the students found that there are two different responses from the students. Some of them show positive responses, like the easier of studying when they used a Blog in writing I class. The students also positively show hat they can downloaded the materials they need from the Blog without a need to buy a printed copy. On the other hand, for those who said negatively about the Blog argued that it is different for the students to access the Blog due to the need of internet connection. They also sometimes did not understand about the material without the teacher’s explanation. Thirdly, the writer found some advantages of the Blog used as a medium of teaching writing, for example the efficient of teaching and learning process and the availability to access materials anywhere and anytime. However, there are also disadvantages of using Blog as a medium of teaching writing, for example they need of electronic device such like computer or laptop. The students will also be lazy to read some books.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: Ilmu Ekonomi,Politik, Sosial, Budaya dan Pertahanan Negera > Ilmu Pendidikan
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email bimoharyosetyoko@iainsalatiga.ac.id
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 08:06
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2017 08:06
URI: http://e-repository.perpus.iainsalatiga.ac.id/id/eprint/1399

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