The Implementation of English Teaching and Learning Process to Students with Visual Impairment

Sari, Afifah Linda and Tarjana, Sri Samiati and Rochsantiningsih, Dewi (2012) The Implementation of English Teaching and Learning Process to Students with Visual Impairment. English Teaching, 1 (1). pp. 1-11.

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    Abstract

    This research aims at (1) describing the implementation of English teaching and learning process to students with visual impairment including: (a) teaching and learning documents; (b) implementation of teaching and learning process, and (c) the supporting components on the English teaching and learning implementation; (2) finding the problems encountered by the English teacher during teaching and learning process; (3) finding proposed solution given by the English teacher to overcome the problems; (4) investigating students’ achievement in the implementation of teaching and learning process.The research was conducted at SMP YKAB Surakarta, Central Java. It was a qualitative research in the form of case study. The subjects of the research were 7 students in the ninth grade of Junior High School. The data analyzed through the researcher conducted three things namely: data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusion/verification. The curriculum, syllabus, and lesson plan applied in English teaching and learning process to students with visual impairment were equal with regular school. The result of the research revealed four major findings which consist of: (1) the curriculum, syllabus, and lesson plan applied in English teaching and learning process to students with visual impairment are equal with regular school; (2) the difficulties found out from students perspective are the lack of textbooks in Braille, time limitation for students to do examination test and the long sentence of question text. Then, the difficulties viewed from teacher’s perspective are the lack of teaching media and classroom management; (3) proposed solutions by the teacher to overcome the difficulties are printing the material in Braille, providing English course to prepare students in national examination, providing alternative teaching media, and arranging classroom management; and (4) the level of IQ was more beneficial to students’ achievement rather than visual acuity.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
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    Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2013 04:04
    Last Modified: 09 Jul 2013 04:04
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/1412

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