Fatimah Mulya Sari
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U-JET Vol 2, No 3 (2013): U-JET
Publisher : FKIP UNILA

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The objective of this research is to know whether there is a significant improvement of the students’ listening ability after being taught through dictation technique. The population of this research was the first year students of SMA Negeri 1 Tanjungbintang that consists of seven classes and two classes were chosen as the experimental class and the try-out class. One group pre-test and post-test design was carried out in this research. The result of the research proved that there is a significant difference of students’ achievement in listening ability before and after being taught through dictation technique. The total score of pre-test was 2068 and post-test was 2592. The increase was 524. The mean score of pre-test was 57.44 and post-test was 72.00. By comparing between the mean of pre-test and post-test, it can be found that the increase of the mean was 14.56. 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 listening ability before and after being taught through dictation technique. Therefore, dictation technique is recommended to be used by teachers to improve the students’ listening ability.Keywords: dictation technique, improvement, listening ability.
Blended-Learning: The Responses from Non-English Students in the Indonesian Tertiary Context Sari, Fatimah Mulya; Wahyudin, Achmad Yudi

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The process of language teaching and learning has undergone major changes due to the developments of technology. The use of technology in education field has paved the way for higher education institution to innovatively shape their modern media in a language teaching and learning. Subsequently, the implementation of blended-learning has aroused at the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia for approximately one and a half year ago to maximize the use of technology. Most lecturers in all study programs have increasingly utilized the social network sites such as Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. for the successfulness of blended-learning. This present study aims at exploring the students’ responses on how blended-learning might be used to develop their language learning and discovering their attitudes towards the implementation of blended-learning as an interactional teaching and learning tool in English for Business course. Employing a qualitative in form of a case study, eighty-two undergraduate students from study program of Informatics Engineering were observed, interviewed, and distributed questionnaires. The data were performed to collect the students’ responses and students’ attitudes toward the implementation of blended-learning in the process of their language learning. The findings were found out that most students from Informatics Engineering major showed their positive responses and positive attitudes using blended learning for the language teaching and learning. They also gained some educational benefits for their English language development. Thus, this blended learning brings us to the new trend for language teaching and learning media in order to motivate the students in enhancing their language acquisition.
Patterns of Teaching-Learning Interaction in the EFL Classroom Sari, Fatimah Mulya

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The successfullness of teaching-learning process is highly influenced by the patterns of interactions appeared in the classroom activities. Through this case study, the purpose of this paper is to explore the patterns of interaction during teaching and learning proccess. Two accellerated classes were observed and recorded to gain the data. The findings revealed that the patterns of interaction emerged in the first class were group work, choral responses, closed-ended teacher questioning (IRF), individual work, student initiates-teacher answers, open-ended teacher questioning, and collaboration. Meanwhile, the patterns of interaction in the second class showed closed-ended teacher questioning (IRF), open-ended teacher questioning, choral responses, student initiates-teacher answers, group work, and individual work pattern. The patterns of interaction were produced from teacher and student(s) and/or student(s) and student(s) in relation to the teacher talk and the students talk categories used during learning activities. These patterns were produced constantly. They are to show that the teaching-learning process was not always dominated by the teacher. Most students actively participate as well in any classroom activity. Thus, these patterns absolutely increase the students talk and students’ participation in the class. It is necessary for teachers to reorganize the active activities which might foster more interaction in the classroom.Key Words: EFL Classroom, patterns of interaction, teaching-learning process.
Internet-Based Materials in Enhancing College Students’ Writing Skill Viewed from Their Creativity Sari, Fatimah Mulya

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This article mainly describes the effectiveness of internet-based materials and interaction effect between teaching materials and creativity in tecahing writing for college students. An experimental method was applied in this research. The population was the second semester of English Literature students consisting of 80 students: 40 students as the experimental group and 40 students as the control group. The research instruments used was writing test about an argumentative essay. A pre-test was given in the first meeting to know the validity and the reliability of the instrument. After giving treatments for three meeting, the writer conducted post-test to know the result. The finding of this research leads to the conclusion that the application of internet-based materials is more effective for teaching writing for the second semester of English Literature students. Besides, there is an interaction between tecahing materials and level of creativity. It is recommended that teachers might apply internet-based materials to teach writing for college students and teachers might give information about it to the students in order to enrich insight and get better learning to improve their writing skill. Therefore, it is important to provide high internet access or wi-fi in the class to increase the optimum writing achievement. By providing it, the students may find sample argumentative essays as many as possible to be read and to know the current issues being discussed.
International Journal of Language Education Vol. 3, No. 1, 2019
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Makassar

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Addressing the needs of the millennial students brings the implemention of blended learning using social network site in the teaching and learning process. Instagram becomes one of the most popular social network sites in Indonesia. It has been a potential teaching platform to help English teachers to facilitate language learning, especially for learners at the tertiary level. This paper is intended to explore the students’ perceptions toward English language learning and the implementation of Instagram in their English for Business class. Students’ attitudes toward English course should be investigated to form a basis for this further study. The subjects were 116 undergraduate students who took general English for Business course at the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Teknokrat Indonesia. They were classified into three groups. The data gained were from observation, questionnaire, and interview. The data, then, were analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively. The results indicated that most students showed high positive perceptions in using Instagram in their learning since social network Instagram influenced their motivation, engangement, and attitudes. In addition, internet connection and its speed, misunderstanding, and miscommunication toward the materials and task instructions were considered as the problems that hamper their learning. Instagram might help the students to learn English Language. Thus, it is suggested to improve the teaching of technology skills by preparing suitable digital literacy in academic content.
DISCOURSE STRUCTURE OF LECTURE IN L2 IN THE INDONESIAN TERTIARY CONTEXT Rido, Akhyar; Sari, Fatimah Mulya; Suri, Ria Augie Mayang; Duantoro, Hady
Proceedings of ISELT FBS Universitas Negeri Padang Vol 5 (2017): The Proceedings of International Seminar on English Language and Teaching
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Padang

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Discourse structure is an important issue in academic spoken discourse in L2 settings. An inability to recognize discourse structure is seen as one of main problems in understanding lecture in L2 as it aids to comprehension. It is therefore imperative to examine how lecturers are helping their students to cope with the lecture and become critical thinking individuals. This study aims at discovering the macro-discourse structure of literature lectures conducted in English in the Indonesian tertiary context. This study was conducted in a private higher learning institution in Lampung province, Indonesia and involved 2 selected literature lecturers. Usinga qualitative research design, observations and video-recordings of prose and drama lectures were carried out for a total of 4 sessions and 8 teaching hours. The findings demonstrate that all lectures were delivered in three phases namely introductory, main, and end parts. The specific episodes used were topic introduction, review, concept introduction and development, discussion, and summarization. Negotiation of meaning also took place during the lectures; in addition, highly interactive lectures were emphasized as both lecturers and students exchanged a large series of open and follow-up questions which indicated that lectures explored critical and logical thinking skills of the students. The results of this study can be used as a platform for lecturers and teachers to organize their literature lecture in a well-structured and an optimally effective way.
Academic Whatsapp Group: Exploring Students’ Experiences in Writing Class Sari, Fatimah Mulya; Putri, Shely Nasya

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The use of social-networking application such as WhatsApp in learning writing enables students to foster individual learning experiences during the class and after the class. WhatsApp itself has a special feature to create the specific group in order to bound the members and intimate the interaction among lecturer and students relating to the course matters. This current study generally explores the students? perceptions in experiencing WhatsApp Group Chat in learning writing. This qualitative research was conducted in one of universities in Lampung province, Indonesia. The subjects were 28 second year undergraduate students who enrolled writing course. The data used were questionnaire, interview, and observations. The findings present the multitude of views that most students significantly showed positive result to use WhatsApp Group in their writing class. By experiencing WhatsApp Group Chat in their learning writing, the students admitted that it is user-friendly and easy to use because it can intensify the interaction with the other group members during the class and after the class, be effective in submitting the writing assignment by uploading the file in the group, get the lecturer?s feedback directly after submitting the writing assignment, and freely ask and share the writing materials. However, some students also revealed that there were some technical problems found when they used the WhatsApp Group Chat such as abundant chats, poor signal, and junks notification. Nevertheless, learning writing through these cross-platform instant messaging might broaden the student?s self-learning experiences.Keywords: Students? experience, WhatsApp Group, writing class
International Journal of Language Education Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Makassar

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This study investigates characteristics of classroom interaction of English language teachers in Indonesia and Malaysia, focusing on language accuracy and classroom discourse. A qualitative method was employed in this study while the data was gathered through observation of six teaching sessions of English language teaching in secondary schools, involving three selected Indonesian teachers and three selected Malaysian teachers. The findings reveal that all teachers performed two characteristics of classroom interaction namely language accuracy and classroom discourse. In teachers? language accuracy, the Indonesian and Malaysian teachers delivered pronunciation, vocabulary, instructions, questions, explanations, eliciting information, use of L1, and correction of language errors. They also applied monologue, dialogue, restructure discourse, fill gaps for students lack of language, use of L1/L2 both teachers and students, accepting incomplete answers from students, and accepting one word answers. These categories improved the quality of teacher-student and student-student interaction. Therefore, the findings might be implemented more widely to enrich both Indonesian and Malaysian English language teachers.