A PROPOSED SYLLABUS BASED ON LEARNERS’ MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE PROFILE AT KIDDYCEL NATIONAL PLUS SCHOOL SEMARANG

Lyly Wuri, Wijayanti (2010) A PROPOSED SYLLABUS BASED ON LEARNERS’ MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE PROFILE AT KIDDYCEL NATIONAL PLUS SCHOOL SEMARANG. Masters thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

Teaching English to Young Learners is not as easy as teaching adults. Teachers at Kiddycel National Plus School face a problem in teaching the students. The teacher said that some of the learners can do their work better after seeing someone else do it first. Some of them can do their work better through music as the background or humming their favorite song. The phenomenon above shows that all learners are different in solve their problems in different ways. Learners’ ability to solve their problems is known as an Intelligence. According to Gardner each individual has more than one intelligences. They are linguistic, logicalmathematic, spatial-visual, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal and natural intelligences. Teachers at Kiddycel need a suitable syllabus in order to make those eight intelligences well developed. This research is aimed to design the syllabus based on learners’ MI profile. The data are gathered from Kindergarten students by conducting need analysis. All of them are around 4-5 years old. The researcher collected the data by distributing questionnaire to the teacher observing and interviewing the learners. In analyzing the data the researcher used description. It means that the researcher analyzed the data using descriptive approach. From the questionnaire, the researcher found that learners at Kiddycel National Plus School have multiple intelligence. From 9 children, there were eight children have combination leading intelligences. In observing and interviewing the learners , the researcher found that their interest mostly the same, but they have various favorite dealing with certain topics asked. Dealing with the results, the researcher together with the class teacher designed a task-based syllabus. This syllabus focused on the activities as the basic unit of the syllabus. The activities were designed in order to help the learners in developing their multiple intelligences.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Pembimbing :Drs. Widodo Agus Syahrir Syam, M.Ed
Uncontrolled Keywords: Need Analysis, MI (Multiple Intelligences), A task-bassed syllabus
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:Postgraduate Program > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:48981
Deposited By:Mahasiswa Magister Linguistik
Deposited On:29 Jun 2016 10:02
Last Modified:29 Jun 2016 10:02

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