The Use of Google+ to Improve Students’ Vocabulary Achievement of Second Grade at SMAN 1 NGUNUT Academic Year 2013/2014

Fany, Cahaya Nuaristya. (2014) The Use of Google+ to Improve Students’ Vocabulary Achievement of Second Grade at SMAN 1 NGUNUT Academic Year 2013/2014. [ Skripsi ]

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Abstract

Key word: Google+ Social Media, Vocabulary Based on the interview with the teacher, the students face many problems in learning English vocabulary. First, the students have very limited vocabulary. Second, the students difficult to memorized the words. To overcame this problem, teacher needs to use an attractive media in teaching English vocabulary. One of the media was used in teaching vocabulary was Google+. This media can help the students to learning vocabulary by identified part of speech, antonym, synonym and its meaning from the short texts. The formulation of the research problem was: “How can Google+ improve the students’ vocabulary achievement of XI IPA-1 at SMAN 1 Ngunut?”.The purpose of this study was to describe how the Google+ can improve the students’ vocabulary achievement of XI IPA-1 at SMAN 1 Ngunut Research method: (1) the research design in this study was classroom action research (CAR). 2) the subject of this study was the second year students of XIIPA-1 at SMAN 1 Ngunut. (3) the research procedure of this study consisted of four steps covering planning, implementing, observing, and reflecting, 4) the criteria of success were determined in two ways; a) the students have to pass the minimum mastery criterion (KKM) at the score 75 and it was proven successfully when 75% out of 28 students achieve score ≥75; b) the improvement of students’ participation in the teaching and learning vocabulary using Google+ students’ activeness based on observation sheet. 5) the research instruments were observation sheet, field note, interview guide, questionnaire, and vocabulary test, 6) the data analysis were using qualitative and quantitative method. Findings: The result showed that the students’ mean score of pretest were 68.57; the mean score of posttest cycle 1 was 70.17 and the mean score of posttest cycle 2 was 83.92. In addition there were 8 students (28.57%) who passed minimum mastery criterion in the pretest. Meanwhile, in the cycle 1, there were 12 students (42.85%) who passed minimum mastery criterion and it gained which was in the post test cycle 2 where 24 students (85.71%) who passed minimum mastery criterion, so the criteria of success was achieved. Then, of the result of questionnaire, it showed that there was improvement of positive responses in the teaching and learning process of vocabulary by using Google+ media. The mean of pre questionnaire was 4.82%. Then, the mean of posttest questionnaire was 7.14%. It improved 2.32%. Furthermore, the result of observation and interview viii showed that the students were motivated in teaching and learning process during the implementation of Google+ media. Based on the results above, it could be inferred that the classroom action research could solve the practical problems in vocabulary and the researcher suggested that the teacher can use Google+ as one of the alternative teaching media in improving students’ vocabulary ability

Item Type: Skripsi
Subjects: Bahasa Dan Sastra > Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah Dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Endang Rifngati S.Sos
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2014 07:28
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2014 07:28
URI: http://repo.iain-tulungagung.ac.id/id/eprint/123

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