Experiences of English Preservice Teachers in Remote Areas: The Gateway to Innovative Pedagogical Practices

PUSPITASARI, FEBI (2018) Experiences of English Preservice Teachers in Remote Areas: The Gateway to Innovative Pedagogical Practices. Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Febi Puspitasari. 2018. S891408018. Experiences of English Pre-Service Teachers In Remote Area: A Gateway Of Innovative Pedagogical Practices. Thesis. Surakarta: English Education Department of Graduate School of Sebelas Maret University. Thesis Supervisor: 1. Prof. Joko Nurkamto, M.Pd; Thesis Supervisor II: Diah Kristina, Ph. D. This study aims: (1) to uncover the ways of teacher in negotiating their teaching in remote areas, (2) to find out the innovative aspects in pedagogical practice after the negotiation, and (3) to expose the teacher’s perceptions about the impact of innovative aspects into students engagement in remote areas. This study involved two teachers at Pidie jaya and two teachers at Sumba. It is a narrative study. The primary data were taken from three-month diary documentation, questionnaire, and in-depth interview. The findings show that: (1) teachers implement interpersonal and instructional strategies in negotiating their teaching by considering the social and cultural context of remote areas, (2) the innovative aspects are principles of teachers in decision making, negotiated topics, learning objectives and assessments, kinesthetic method and multilingual classroom, (3) the innovative aspects of principles of teachers in decision making, negotiated topics, learning objectives and assessments engage students in the aspect of enthusiasm and particiatipation, kinesthetic method engage students in ethusiasm but disengage students in the aspect of task completion time. Meanwhile, multilingual classroom engage students to participate in the class activities but slightly engage students to produce English expressions. This study is expected to give theoritical and pedagogical implications. It gives insight to the development of pgrogram of English for EFL students at remote areas. Therefore teachers will get to know the design of teaching activities and materials that is suitable for students based on the special context of their working places at remote areas. Keywords: Remote areas, EFL students, negotiation of learning, innovation

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pascasarjana > Magister
    Pascasarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Aren Dwipa
    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2018 18:33
    Last Modified: 15 Dec 2018 18:33
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/42766

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