THE STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION ON THE ADVANTAGES OF GROUP DISCUSSION TECHNIQUE IN TEACHING SPEAKING AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE IN SMAN 1 VII KOTO SUNGAI SARIK

Authors

  • Aulia Fikrina IAIN Bukittinggi
  • Arifmiboy Arifmiboy IAIN Bukittinggi
  • Reflinda Reflinda IAIN Bukittinggi
  • Veni Roza IAIN Bukittinggi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23887/ijll.v5i3.45767

Abstract

This research was due to some problems that were found at 11th grade of SMAN 1 VII Koto. First, some students said that they think the group discussion was good for them to improve their speaking skill. However, there were still some students who do not like group discussion since it makes the classroom become noisy and lost their focus in learning. Then, tends to focus on the students who can ask and answer questions in English correctly. Meanwhile, the students who are shy and cannot speak English fluently do not get enough attention in the class. Second, the researcher found that some students do not really cooperate in the group discussion. The reseacher used descriptive quantitative reseach to describe the phenomena of students’ perception on the advantages of group discussion technique in teaching speaking. The population of this research was all the students at eleventh grade in SMAN I VII KOTO SUNGAI SARIK. The sample of this research was 38 students that was chosen randomly. Then, 20 items questionnaire was used as the instrument of the research. This research used closed questionnaire in which the respondent has to choose/check one or more responses of the presented variants ofanswering. Based on the results of the study, students' perceptions on the advantages of group discussion techniques in teaching speaking in eleventh grade at SMAN 1 VII Koto Sungai Sarik found that 32.28% of respondents strongly agreed that the benefits of discussion could improve understanding, critical thinking, personal growth, communication skills, self-direction in learning. While 59.76% of respondents agreed, 6.73% of respondents were neutral, 1.13% of respondents did not agree, and 0% of respondents strongly disagreed.

References

Adediwura, A. A. and B. Tayo, 2007. Perception of Teachers' knowledge, Attitude and Teaching Skills as Predictor of Academic Performance in Nigerian Secondary School. (Educational Research and Review,

Argawati, Ningtyas Orilina. 2014. Improving Students’ Speaking Skill Using Group Discussion, ELTIN Journal,

Arikunto, 2010. Suharsimi Managemen Penelitian, Rineka Cipta: Jakarta:

Bormann, Ernest G, 1996. Effective Small Group Communication, (Minnesota: Burgess Intl Group,

Brookfield, S.D., & Preskill, S. (1999). Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Burke, Alison. 2011. Group Work: How to Use Groups Effectively, (Ahsland: Southern Oregon University,

Cashin, William E., Effective Classroom Discussions, Idea Paper #49, Retrieved From http://ideaedu.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/IDEA_Paper_49.pdf, (Accessed May 28, 2021

Catherine, E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr,Catherine Blosser, 2009. Pediatric Primary Care Fift Edition (United States of America: Library of Congress Cataloging,

Chen, Yining and Leon B Hoshower, 2003. ”Stydent Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness: An Assessment of Student Perception and Motivation”. Carfax Publishing. Vol. 28 No. 1,.

EF, English Proficiency Index of Indonesia, Citated from https://www.ef.com/ca/epi/regions/asia/indonesia/ (15/02/2020)

Gall, Meredith D, et. al. 2003, Educational Research: an introduction, (pearson education, inc., Boston

Gay, L.R. 2012. Educational Research : competencies for analysis and aplication (tenth edition), (New Jersey: Pearson Education, inc.

Habeshaw, S., Habeshaw, T., & Gibbs, G. (1984). 53 Interesting Things to Do in Your Seminars & Tutorials. Bristol: Technical and Educational Services Ltd

Harmer, Jeremy. 2001. The Practice and English Language Teaching. 3rd edition. (United Kingdom: Pearson Education Limited,

Hong, K.-S., Ridzuan, A.A., & Kuek, M.-K. 2003. Students’ attitude toward the use of the internet for learning: A study at a University in Malaysia. Educational Technology & Society.

Hong, K.-S., Ridzuan, A.A., & Kuek, M.-K. 2003. Students’ attitude toward the use of the internet for learning: A study at a University in Malaysia. Educational Technology & Society.

Jaques, D. (2000). Learning in Groups: A Handbook for Improving Group Work, 3rd ed. London: Kogan Page

Julfahnur , Mustika Ratu M. , St. Diana , Idham Khalik, 2019. Implementasi Kurikulum 2013 dalam Pembelajaran SMA, (Makasar: Fakultas Sastra, Universitas Muslim Indonesia,

Kitaom, K. S., &K. Kenji, 1996. Testing speaking. (Document Resume ERIC.

Kleinke, C.L, 1978. Self-Perception The Psychology of personal Awareness. (San Francisco: WH Freeman,

Krech, David & R. S Crutchfield, 1948. Theory and Problems of Social Psychology.( New Delhi : Tata Mc. Graw-Hill Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

Montague, Marjorie. 1997. “Student Perception, Mathematical Problem Solving, and Learning Disabilities”. Pennsylvania State Univ. Vol. 8 No. 1,

Morgan, R. L., Whorton, J. E., & Gunsalus, C. 2000. A comparison of short term and long term retention: Lecture combined with discussion versus cooperative learning. (Journal of Instructional Psychology

Nelson, J I & Frost B J, Orientation-selective inhibition from beyond the classic visual

Nunan, David. 2003. Practical English Language Teaching. (New York: McGraw- Hill,

Petegem, Van et al, “Student Perception as Moderator for Student Wellbeing”.

Purnomo. 2017. Student’s Perceptions on Simulation as Part of Experiential Learning in Approaches, Methods, and Techniques (AMT) Course. LLT, ISSN 1410-7201, Vol. 20, No. 1

Rao, V. S. P And P. S Narayana, 1998. Organisation Theory and Behaviour, (Delhi: Konark Publishing Company,

Richards, Jack C. and Willy A. Renandya. 2002. Methodology in Language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice. (New York: Cambridge University Press,

Robbins, S.P. 2003. Organizational behavior (Cape Town: Pearson Education South Africa,

Roza, Veni & Adek Wulan Sari, 2020. Guttmann scale Method for Analyze Emotional Intelligence and Speaking Achievement Between Students’, (Bukittinggi: IAIN Bukittinggi,

Sanjaya, Wina. 2010. Penelitian Tindakan Kelas:2nd ed, Kencana Persada Media group, Jakarta:

Silberman, M. (1996). Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Sugiyono, 2016. Metode Penelitian Pendidikan, Bandung:Alafabeta,

Syafitri, Widya, 2017. Improving Students’ Speaking Ability Through Simulation, (Bukittinggi: IAIN Bukittinggi,

Thornbury, S. 2005. How to teach speaking.(London: Longman.

Unumeri, G. O., 2009. Perception and Conflict. (Nigeria: National Open University of Nigeria,

Wirawan, Ali. 2015. Persepsi Masyarakat Terhadap Kebijakan Kementerian Agama Dalam Pelaksanaan Peraturan Akad Nikah Di Kota Bandar Lampung. ( Lampung :Universitas lampung,

Downloads

Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Fikrina, A., Arifmiboy, A., Reflinda, R., & Roza, V. (2021). THE STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION ON THE ADVANTAGES OF GROUP DISCUSSION TECHNIQUE IN TEACHING SPEAKING AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE IN SMAN 1 VII KOTO SUNGAI SARIK. International Journal of Language and Literature, 5(3), 158–164. https://doi.org/10.23887/ijll.v5i3.45767

Issue

Section

Articles