THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTERNET-BASED MATERIALS TO TEACH WRITING VIEWED FROM STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY (An Experimental Research in the Semester Four Students of the English Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muhammadiyah University Purwokerto, in the Academic Year of 2009/2010)

Faisal, (2010) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTERNET-BASED MATERIALS TO TEACH WRITING VIEWED FROM STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY (An Experimental Research in the Semester Four Students of the English Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muhammadiyah University Purwokerto, in the Academic Year of 2009/2010). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Faisal, S.890908114: The Effectiveness of Internet-based Materials to Teach Writing Viewed from Students’ Creativity (an Experimental Research in the Semester Four Students of the English Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muhammadiyah University of Purwokerto, in the Academic Year of 2009/2010). First Consultant: Dr. Ngadiso, M.Pd.; Second Consultant: Dr. A. Asib, M.Pd., Thesis, Surakarta, English Department, Graduate School, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta, 2010. The main objectives of the research are to know whether: (1) internet materials are more effective than textbook ones in teaching writing for the fourth semester students of the English Department of Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muhammadiyah University of Purwokerto; (2) the fourth semester students having high level of creativity have better writing competence than those having level of creativity; and (3) there is an interaction effect between teaching materials and creativity in teaching writing for the fourth semester students for teaching writing. The experimental method was employed in this research. The population of the research was the fourth semester students of the English Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muhammadiyah University of Purwokerto in the Academic Year of 2009/2010. The sampling technique used was Cluster Sampling. The sample in the research was 48 students covering 24 students of A as the experimental class and 24 students of A as the control class. The research instruments consist of an adapted Munandar’s Verbal Creativity Test and writing test about argumentative essay which was designed by the researcher. Before the instruments were used, a try-out was done to know the validity and reliability of the instrument. After treatment was given in eight meetings, the researcher conducted a post-test to get the research data. Having got research data, the researcher analyzed the data in terms of their frequency distribution, normality of the sample distribution, and data homogeneity. Then, researcher used ANOVA test (multifactor analysis of variance) and TUKEY test to test the research hypotheses. commit to user 1 Referring to the summary of multifactor analysis of variance, it can be concluded that: (1) Teaching writing using internet materials to the fourth semester students is more effective than the one using textbook; (2) The writing achievement of the students having high creativity level is better than the one of those having low creativity level; and (3) There is an interaction between teaching materials and level of creativity. Based on the research findings, it can be concluded that the use of internet materials is effective for teaching writing for the fourth semester students of the English Department. To achieve the most optimum writing achievement, it is important to provide internet access for the students so they will find as many sample essays as possible to learn, to determine the most current issue to discuss, and to provide much time for the students to reflect their opinion in the form of argumentative essay. Keywords: Internet Materials, Textbook Materials, Creativity, Argumentative Essay 2

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
    Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Ardhi Permana Lukas
    Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2013 17:33
    Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 17:33
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/4610

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