A Study on Bibliography Writing Used By the English Department Students in Their Thesis from 2001 to 2003 Periods

Setyowati, Heltin (2005) A Study on Bibliography Writing Used By the English Department Students in Their Thesis from 2001 to 2003 Periods. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

The main objective of this study is that the writer wants to describe the standard and the dominant standard of bibliography used by the English Department students in their thesis from 2001 to 2003 periods. The design of this study is descriptive qualitative research. The population is the English Department student’s thesis that consist 116 theses in 2001-2003 periods and the writer takes 17 theses as the sample. This study uses document to collect data. The document in this study is the English Department student’s thesis in 2001 to 2003 periods. Based on the data analysis, there are nine standards of bibliography used by the English Department students in their thesis from 2001 to 2003 periods. The data shows that there are 3 students used American Psychological Association (APA), 2 students used Chicago, 1 student used Turabian, 1 student used Modern Language Association (MLA), 6 students used The Team of Indonesian Department Muhammadiyah University of Malang, 1 student used Sutrisno Hadi, 1 student used Wahab and Lestari, 1 student used Soemanto, 1 student used Nasution. From the result above, the writer concludes that the English Department students used a great variety of standard of bibliography and the dominant standard used by the English Department students in their thesis is the standard created by The Team of Indonesian Department Muhammadiyah University of Malang. There are also several reasons why they used various standard of bibliography. It is hoped that the result of this study will be useful for English Department as well as the students. For English Department, it is hoped to set up standard of bibliography because it is proven that the English Department students used various standard of bibliography. It is expected that English Department and all the thesis advisors at English Department Muhammadiyah University of Malang sit together and decide what standard of bibliography should be followed. So the students who write bibliography in their thesis or other scientific writing would have uniformity.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 15:48
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 15:48
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/297

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