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THE EFFECT OF RUNNING DICTATION TOWARD THE STUDENTS’ WRITING MECHANICS AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP MUHAMMADIYAH 8 BATU

Cahyati, Primadina (2016) THE EFFECT OF RUNNING DICTATION TOWARD THE STUDENTS’ WRITING MECHANICS AT THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP MUHAMMADIYAH 8 BATU. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This research is about teaching mechanics in writing skill by using Running Dictation. Running Dictation has some benefits; two of them are to make the students active during teaching learning activity and to enliven a sleepy class. This research is conducted in order to know the effect of Running Dictation on the students’ mechanics in writing skill at the eighth grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu. This research used quasi-experimental research design. In this case, the researcher used two groups; experimental and control group. The experimental group was given a treatment by using Running Dictation, while the control group was treated without Running Dictation. Out of six classes of SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu, two samples were taken by using cluster random sampling namely 8-5 and 8-6 classes. The instrument in this research was test; pre-test and post-test. It was used to obtain the data or score which was used to answer the hypothesis testing. The dataanalysis technique was t-test. This research was done from 31 August to 13 September 2015. The result of this research is proven after calculating the data analysis; it shows that t-ratio was greater than t-table from the level significance of 0.05 and the degree of freedom of 54. The result from t-ratio of spelling was 14.01, t-ratio of capitalization was 10.14, and t-ratio of punctuation was 14.64 while t-table was 2.00488. It was concluded that Ho (Null Hypothesis) was rejected and Hi (Alternative Hypothesis) was accepted. It means that Running Dictation gives effect on the students’ mechanics in writing skill at the eighth grade of SMP Muhammadiyah 8 Batu. Based on the result above, it is suggested for English teacher to use Running Dictation in teaching English especially in writing skill in order the students understand the language more easily especially about spelling of English words, and how to apply the correct capitalization and punctuation.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: CKO Repository
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 06:13
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2016 06:13
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/21795

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