DEVELOPING AN ENGLISH INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL OF READING COMPREHENSION USING QTM FOR JHS

Koeswandi, Koeswandi (2014) DEVELOPING AN ENGLISH INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL OF READING COMPREHENSION USING QTM FOR JHS. In: International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” IV ISSN; 2088-6799, 18 November 2014, hotel NEO Semarang.

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This research was motivated by the needs for an appropriate English reading comprehension instructional model in Junior High School students. The aims of this research are (1) to describe the qualities of a present guideline for an English instructional model of reading comprehension; (2) to describe the qualities of the existing English instructional model of reading comprehension used in Junior High School; (3) to get the deeply information on the needs towards design; (4) to construct the prototype model of English instructional model of reading comprehension using Quantum Teaching Model (QTM); and (5) to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of the prototype model. The research has used R & D which was conducted in three phases. The first has exploration phase which consists of evaluating the qualities of a present guideline for EIMRC used in JHS in Pemalang Regency, and to analyze the needs of EIMRC using QTM. The second was prototype development phase where the prototype model was constructed and tried out. The last was expert validation in which experts and practitioners were involved to review the model in order to help the refinement. The data were collected from document analysis, in-depth interview, classroom observation, FGD, Tryout and expert judgment. The data were then analyzed by using descriptive-qualitative and interactive analysis. The results of the research showed that the qualities of the present model were fair. Meanwhile, the result of need analysis pointed out that the teachers and the students need the model of EIMRC using QTM. However, the model needs to be revised for the refinement, particularly in terms of mechanical aspects and grammatical points. The research findings conclude that the use of EIMRC using QTM in JHS in Pemalang Regency empirically can improve the students’ motivation and interaction in RC teaching and Learning activities and increase their reading comprehension achievement. These findings recommend that EIMRC using QTM could be applied as reading comprehension model in JHS in Pemalang Regency.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:54590
Deposited By:S.E. Wahyu Setiabudi
Deposited On:06 Jul 2017 11:22
Last Modified:06 Jul 2017 11:22

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