The effect of teacher certification on the quality of english teaching and learning process (a qualitative study in SMA N 1 Klaten)

Ardi Wulandari , F. Dian (2010) The effect of teacher certification on the quality of english teaching and learning process (a qualitative study in SMA N 1 Klaten). Other thesis, UNS.

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    Abstract

    This research investigates the effect of teacher certification on the quality of English teaching and learning process in the form of qualitative study. The underlying reason of conducting this research is related to the phenomenon that recently there are many assumptions about the validity of teacher certification in its relation to teacher professionalism. The objective of this research is to identify the effects of teacher certification in relation to the quality of English teaching and learning process in SMA N 1 Klaten. The problem of the research is: to what extent the teacher certification affects the quality of English teaching and learning process in SMA N 1 Klaten. The research was carried out in SMA N 1 Klaten from August to October 2009. The sources of the data are events, informants, and written documents. The data are collected through naturalistic observation, in-depth interview, and document analysis. In analyzing the data, the writer uses interactive model analysis including reducing the data, presenting the data, and drawing conclusion. The result of the research shows that (1) the English teachers in SMA N 1 Klaten create teaching and learning activities which bring about fun and cooperative way of learning, use various interesting materials and media, and conduct evaluation that promotes students’ learning (2) although in general the English teachers in SMA N Klaten can be considered as professional teachers, there are still some points which need improvement in order to conduct more effective teaching and learning process, they are: the lesson planning and the variety of teaching and learning activity. Based on the research findings, the writer concludes that the teacher certification gives a partial effect on the quality of English teaching and learning process in SMA N 1 Klaten. It involves the ability of the certified teachers to create teaching and learning activities which bring about fun and cooperative way of learning, provide various interesting materials and media, and conduct evaluation that promotes students’ learning. Based on the result of the research, the writer suggests that the lesson planning and the variety of activities conducted in SMA N 1 Klaten should be improved in order to make betterment in the teaching and learning process in SMA N 1 Klaten. In this case, it especially deals with the English teaching and learning process.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: danny
    Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 19:07
    Last Modified: 25 Nov 2010 19:07
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/258

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