International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Education Management | Indonesia | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015

Using Web Blog to Teach Personal Recount Text

Amri Tandukklangi | Siam and Kartini Tahir

Abstract: This study is accomplished to find out whether using a web blog to teach personal recount is effective and the students perceptions of teaching writing through web blog. This study applied quasi experimental design to control class which signify to compare the result of post-test between experiment class and control class. The total number of students involved was 30 at Senior High School 4 Kendari who registered in academic year 2014/2015. . The technique of taking samples of this study was purposive sampling, which class selected by lottery. The instruments of data collection were written test and a questionnaire. The writing test is collected by assigning pre-test to know students prior knowledge, treatment to conduct teaching writing through web-blog, and post-test to know students writing achievement after giving a treatment. The questionnaire was settled into 6 items of the open-ended questionnaire and the data collection was conducted in post-test. The survey was made to investigate students perception after giving a treatment under web blog. The result shows a significant difference in students writing performance before and after treatment. The researcher used Independent sample t-test with two tail t-test of SPSS 16 to test the first hypothesis and descriptive analysis to investigate the association of students perception of using Web Blog.

Keywords: Web blog instruction, ICT, Writing Skill, EFL, Recount Text

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,

Pages: 1365 - 1370

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