THE PROFILE OF EFFECTIVE READERS AND THEIR LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT (A Case Study at English Education Department of FKIP UNS Surakarta 2013/2014)

OKTAVIA, RIANA (2015) THE PROFILE OF EFFECTIVE READERS AND THEIR LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT (A Case Study at English Education Department of FKIP UNS Surakarta 2013/2014). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    This research aims at investigating: (1) the characteristics of effective readers in reading course books at English Education Department of FKIP UNS Surakarta 2013 / 2014 and (2) their learning achievement. This case study employed purposive sampling that data were collected through observation conducted to 6th semester students, interview, and documents analysis. It is analyzed using interactive model involving data reduction, data display, and drawing conclusion. The sources of the data are events, informants, and documents. The conclusions are drawn as follows: (1) the characteristics of effective readers in reading course books at English education department of FKIP UNS are: (a) the effective readers have high motivation in reading; (b) they have good habit in reading which is influenced by their environments (family, friends, lecturer, social groups, or school environment); (c) they plan the schedule to read and try to create a good mood to make a good reading; (d) they decide their reading preferences (the choice of texts or passages that they read); (e) they have their reading strategies as follow: text books marking, making notes, solve the reading problems with friends or lecturers, re-read when face vocabulary difficulties, focus in information that they seek, try to understand the whole context if they do not know the meaning word by word and do not have proCHAPTERility to open the dictionary, reading multiple sources to develop their reading understanding. (2) Learning achievement of effective readers is good. By reading, it is giving positive effects to the students’ learning achievement that (a) the effective readers actively ask or answer the lecturers’ questions during learning process, (b) they can response what are the lecturers’ explanation and friends’ arguments well, (c) they participate well (giving opinion, giving suggestion) during the discussion process with lecturers and friends. Keywords: effective readers, learning achievement.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
    Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Ihwan Ali
    Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2015 21:46
    Last Modified: 29 Sep 2015 21:46
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/19759

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