AN APPLICATION OF CONSTRUCTIVISM METHOD IN TEACHING READING (A Naturalistic Research at SMA Negeri 1 Wonogiri, 2014/2015)

HARLINANTO, ANDI (2017) AN APPLICATION OF CONSTRUCTIVISM METHOD IN TEACHING READING (A Naturalistic Research at SMA Negeri 1 Wonogiri, 2014/2015). Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT Andi Harlinanto: “The Application of Constructivism Method on Teaching Reading” (A Naturalistic Study in SMA Negeri 1 Wonogiri in the Academic Year of 2014/2015)”. Thesis, English Education Departement, Graduate Program, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta. 2016. The objectives of the research is to describe the application of Constructivism Method in Teaching Reading, to analyse the effects of Constructivism Method in Teaching Reading and to figure out the effects of this method to increase the ability of the students constructing text and producing a new concept or meaning. The researcher conducted his research in SMA Negeri 1 Wonogiri, Central Java province from June 2014-April 2016. It’s qualitative research in the form of naturalistic study. The subjects of the research were the teaching and learning activities of Reading in SMA Negeri 1 Wonogiri using Constructivism Method. The data of this thesis collected from several techniques including non-participant observation, in-depth interview, and document analysis. In analyzing the qualitative data, the writer conducted the constant comparative method for deriving the theory through: comparing incidents applicable to each category, integrating categories and their properties, delimiting the theory, and writing the theory. The result complied from the information collected shows as follows: firstly, Describing the application of Constructivism Method in the classroom. Secondly, this method has good effects to improve students’ language proficiency through understanding and constructing of the text. The improvements can be identified in the improvement of students’ participation in reading, speaking and writing class. The research findings of this study implied that the application of Constructivism Method in Teaching Reading improves students’ English competences especially in reading skill. Therefore teachers need to develop their understanding, profession competence, their knowledge and skill to be able to conduct and create effective language classroom and at the same time to teach student reading particularly. Keywords: Constructivism Method, Teaching Reading, Naturalistic Study

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Fransiska Meilani f
    Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2017 13:55
    Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 13:55
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/31917

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