THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION OF WRITING THESIS

Supardi, Supardi (2006) THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION OF WRITING THESIS. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Every students in university has to conduct a research as a requirement before they graduate. Writing thesis as a research should follow the procedure of thesis writing format. To determine the quality of a thesis of students should have a high motivation intrinsically & extrinsically. The purpose of this research is to know about how far the students’ motivation in writing thesis. This study used a survey as a kind of descriptive research. It has objectives to identify and qualify the students’ motivation of writing thesis. This study used questionnaires to collect the data. The population in this study was students of English Department of Muhammadiyah University of Malang on academic year 2001/2002 who conducted thesis writing. The writer took 31 of 124 students or 25% from the total population as the sample of this research. The finding showed that some of the students of English Department of Muhammadiyah University of Malang had high motivation in writing thesis. The data showed 19.4% of the students had very high motivation, 54.8% of the students had high motivation, and 25.8% of the students had moderate motivation. The researcher expected that the result of this study would be useful for the English Department, thesis advisor, and future researcher. It was suggested for the English Department to maintain the advisory system, because it made the students had high motivation. Moreover, the English Department should set up a standard rules for thesis guidance schedule and the number of students supervised by the advisor. In addition, thesis advisor should give more attention to some other motivational aspects like approach, system of consultation to give more motivation to the students in writing thesis. It was expected that other researcher continue to investigate other problems related to the motivation like factors of students’ motivation in writing thesis.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 06:48
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2012 06:48
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/12190

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