IMPROVING THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH SPEAKING IN A LARGE CLASS THROUGH COOPERATIVE LEARNING AT GRADE 5B OF SD NEGERI 3 IMOGIRI BANTUL, YOGYAKARTA

Andriyani, Novita (2013) IMPROVING THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH SPEAKING IN A LARGE CLASS THROUGH COOPERATIVE LEARNING AT GRADE 5B OF SD NEGERI 3 IMOGIRI BANTUL, YOGYAKARTA. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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Abstract

The objective of the study was to improve the teaching of English speaking in a large class through cooperative learning at grade 5B of SD Negeri 3 Imogiri Bantul, Yogyakarta. This study was action research, consisted of two cycles with three meetings in each cycle. The research members were students of grade 5B of SD Negeri 3 Imogiri, the English teacher, the collaborator, and the researcher. The research procedure consisted of reconnaissance, planning, implementing and observing the actions, and reflection. The data collection techniques were observations, interviews and tests. The data were taken by observing the teaching and learning process during the implementation of the actions, interviewing the students of grade 5B, interviewing the English teacher, interviewing the collaborator and holding tests. The data were in the form of field notes, interview transcripts and students’ speaking scores. Two methods were used in analyzing the data. The qualitative data were analyzed in five steps, i.e. assembling the data, coding the data, comparing the data, building interpretations, and reporting the outcomes. The quantitative data in the form of pre-test and post-test scores were analyzed by comparing the mean scores. The validity of the data was obtained by applying democratic validity, outcome validity, process validity, catalytic validity, and dialogic validity. The result of the study shows that the use of cooperative learning activities improves the teaching of English speaking. The qualitative data show that the students’ participation, confidence, enthusiasm, interaction and obedience improve. The students participate during the activities and do not hesitate and feel shy to speak English. They enthusiastically join the speaking activities and discuss the materials with their groups. All of the students also obey the class rules. The quantitative data also show that the students’ speaking skills improve. It can be seen from the improvements of the mean scores in every aspect of speaking in the pre-test and post-test. From the data above, it can be concluded that the teaching of English speaking improve.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: speaking, cooperative learning, SD
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Prodi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2015 03:19
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2015 03:19
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/21015

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