AN EVALUATION OF ‘ENGLISH SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE’ FOR TENTH GRADE USING THE PERSPECTIVE OF REVISED 2013 CURRICULUM

SENIWEGIASARI, FEMY (2018) AN EVALUATION OF ‘ENGLISH SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE’ FOR TENTH GRADE USING THE PERSPECTIVE OF REVISED 2013 CURRICULUM. Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Femy Seniwegiasari. S891508013. An Evaluation of ‘English Skills for the Future’ for Tenth Grade Using the Perspective of Revised 2013 Curriculum. Thesis. Consultant I: Dra. Dewi Rochsantiningsih, M.Ed., Ph.D, consultant II: Dra. Diah Kristina, MA., Ph.D. English Education Department of Graduate Program. Sebelas Maret University. 2017. The main objectives of the research are (1) to discover whether English Skills for the Future is relevant to the English and Literature syllabus of Curriculum 2013, (2) to find out whether English Skills for the Future develops the scientific approach, (3) to determine whether English Skills for the Future develops authentic assessment, and (4) to discover whether English Skills for the Future meets the characteristics of a good English textbook This study is a textbook evaluation research. The procedure used in this research is adapted from Ur (2009) which includes: (1) deciding on criteria, (2) applying criteria, and (3) summary. Two evaluators were asked to evaluate the textbook using the selected criteria. The students were asked their impression of the textbook using interview guideline. Lastly, in the summary step, the researcher made conclusions that were made based on the data analysis result. The findings of the research are : (1) the ES book has fulfilled 73% for relevance to English and Literature Syllabus; (2) the ES book has fulfilled 67% using scientific approach, (3) the ES book has fulfilled 67% percent for authentic assessment and (4) the ES book had met the criteria of fair textbook with average fulfillment 71%. It was recommended that teachers modify the textbooks to suit 2013 revised curriculum and adapt the difficulties to suit learners’ cognitive development. Finally, it is hoped that this research can be useful for the English teaching and learning process, especially with the 2013 Curriculum. By knowing the strengths and weaknesses of English Skills for the Future, teachers can adjust the teaching materials and activities. Lastly, material developers can take into account the findings of this research when developing their own materials or textbooks. Keywords: book evaluation, scientific approach, authentic assessment, curriculum 2013

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pascasarjana
    Pascasarjana > Magister
    Pascasarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Fransiska Meilani f
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2018 11:31
    Last Modified: 15 May 2018 11:31
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/41079

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