Penulis Utama : Nanik Yuliati
NIM / NIP : S89100805
× The research aims to: (1)find out whether and to what extent ReciprocalQuestioning technique can improvethe students’ English reading skill; (2) describe how the class situation iswhen Reciprocal Questioning technique is applied in teaching reading.The research is conducted through Classroom Action Research (CAR). It is implemented to find a solution of students’ problem relates to their low reading skill and motivation in reading. The research is conducted in two cycles from August 2011 to February 2012 implementing Reciprocal Questioning technique to improvestudents’ English reading skill of the ninth grade at SMPN 1 Kawedanan in the academic year of 2011/2012. The research procedure consists of planning, action, observation, and reflection. In collecting the data, the methods used by the researcher are test, observation, interview, and questionnaire. In the research, the researcher acts as the teacher who conducts the action research. She is helped by the previous English teacher who acts as the collaborator. In analyzing the data, the researcher compares the mean scores of pretestand posttest for quantitative data and she uses theinterview,field notes,and questionnairesfor qualitative data. The result of the research shows that Reciprocal Questioning technique can improve the students’ English reading skill. By being accustomed to constructing and answering the questions, the studentsimprove their reading skill more and more. It is proved by a high improvement on the mean scores of pretest and posttest. The mean score of pretest is 64, the posttest 1 is 66, and the posttest 2 is 82. Besides, the students are active in constructing, delivering, and answering the questions about a text, so the teaching learning process in the classroom is more alive and attractive. It influences their motivation in understanding a text.It can be seen from the fact that there are a bigger proportion of students who construct, deliver, and answer the questions, their answers are not in short sentences, and they give good responses to the tasks given. Anyhow, there is weakness in applying the Reciprocal Questioning Technique in the classroom. It is less suitable for passive students because they tend to be silent during teaching learning process in the classroom, so the researcher should give variation in applying the technique to overcome the situation in order to have an optimal result. It can be concluded that Reciprocal Questioning Technique is an appropriate technique to improve the students’ English reading skill of the ninth grade at SMPN 1 Kawedanan in the academic year of 2011/2012. By using the technique, the students’ ability in understanding a text improves. Because of that, it is recommended to applying the Reciprocal Questioning Technique for teachers in their teaching learning process.
Penulis Utama : Nanik Yuliati
Penulis Tambahan : -
NIM / NIP : S89100805
Tahun : 2012
Judul : Improving students’english reading skill through reciprocal questioning technique A Classroom Action Research at SMPN 1 Kawedanan, Magetan in the Academic Year of 2011/2012
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Imprint : Surakarta - Pascasarjana - 2012
Program Studi : S-2 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
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Sumber : UNS-Pascasarjana Prog. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris-S.89100805-2012
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Jenis Dokumen : Tesis
Link DOI / Jurnal : -
Status : Public
Pembimbing : 1. Dr. Abdul Asib, M.Pd
2. Drs. Martono, M.A
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Fakultas : Sekolah Pascasarjana
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