THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING PODCAST IN TEACHING LISTENING COMPREHENSION VIEWED FROM STUDENTS’ LISTENING HABIT(An Experimental Research at SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Way Jepara)

Saputra, Juni Bayu (2014) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING PODCAST IN TEACHING LISTENING COMPREHENSION VIEWED FROM STUDENTS’ LISTENING HABIT(An Experimental Research at SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Way Jepara). Masters thesis, UNIVERSITAS SEBELAS MARET.

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    Abstract

    The objectives of this research are to find out whether: (1) podcast is more effective than movie to teach listening comprehension; (2) students having high listening habit have better listening comprehension than those having low listening habit; (3) there is any interaction effect between teaching media and different listening habit on the students’ listening comprehension. For the purpose of the topic, three groups of students consisting of eighty four were cluster randomly selected and were divided into two groups of twenty eight as the experimental and control class. Research method was quasi-experimental. The instruments were multiple choice test and questionnaire. Both groups were taught in the same style. Before the instruments were used, a tryout had been administered to know the validity and reliability of the instruments. Furthermore, it was found out that the data were in normal distribution and homogeneous based on the normality testing and homogeneity testing. The researcher analyzed the listening test scores of students who had high and low listening habit in both groups. Multifactor Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Tukey test were applied with the level of significance α =0.05. The results of the test and the related comparisons, findings showed that: (1) podcast is more effective than movie to teach listening comprehension; (2) students having high listening habit have better listening comprehension than those having low listening habit; (2) there is interaction effect between teaching media and different listening habit on the students’ listening comprehension. To sum up, podcast is an effective media to teach listening to the eighth grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Way Jepara, in the academic year 2014/2015. However, in the implementation of the media, a teacher must consider about the students’ level of listening habit. As proved in the research, listening habit influences the students’ listening comprehension. By considering the students’ level of listening habit, a teacher can choose the media he/she uses properly to teach listening in order to improve students’ listening comprehension. Key term: Podcast, Movie, Students’ Listening Comprehension, Students’ Listening Habit.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Faisal M
    Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2015 19:08
    Last Modified: 06 Oct 2015 19:08
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/20817

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