Sekar Pinasti, Anggita (2015) DESIGNING A RUBRIC TO ASSESS MEMBERS’ SPEAKING PERFORMANCE IN JOGJA ENGLISH COURSE. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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The objectives of this study are; (1) to find out the teachers‟ need in assessing students‟ performance and (2) to design an effective measurement tool of English speaking performance. The nature of this study is Research and Development (R&D). The procedures were conducting needs analysis, designing the rubric (writing the draft), evaluating the rubric through an expert judgment, revising the draft, trying it out, and writing the final draft. This study has taken place in Jogja English involving 7 instructors in the needs analysis stage, a speaking expert for the expert judgement stage and 2 instructors in the try-out. The data collection instruments were questionnaires (the need analysis questionnaire and expert judgment questionnaire) and interview transcripts. The product of this research is a 5-level speaking rubric consists of 4 speaking aspects to assess members‟ speaking performance. The aspects are accuracy, fluency, interaction and range of language. The first aspect is accuracy which includes the criteria of the use of grammar and vocabulary. The second one is fluency aspect consists of the matter of length of utterances, hesitation, flow of speech and pronunciation. The third aspect is interaction which consists of the criteria of members‟ understanding, contribution and content. The last aspect is range of language which covers the criteria of the complexity of three aspects; grammar, syntax and vocabulary. The rubric is designed especially for transactional and interpersonal speaking performances with some types of speaking activities or tasks such as dialogue, simulation, prepared talks and question and answer. From the assessment and responses given by the expert, it is showed that this product is feasible to be used for assessing members‟ speaking performance. The percentage score was 81% which means that the rubric is good. The statement is also supported by the result of the try-out where the instructors used different types of speaking tasks. The result of the interview done after the try-out indicates that the rubric is effective to reduce the subjectivity and present a fairer and clearer result of speaking performance assessment.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 01:33
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 05:12

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