RSSDay 3 | August 13, 2016

Does Gender affect Schema Transmission in L2 Inference?

Does Gender affect Schema Transmission in L2 Inference?

| August 10, 2016

Abstract Quite a few studies have examined factors that influence L2 learners’ comprehension ability based on cognitive, psychological, and sociological perspectives. Even when learners’ grammatical, phonological, and pragmatic abilities, including vocabulary acquisition and comprehension, are intact, logicality inherent in English rhetorical structure appears to affect learners’ ultimate attainment of L2. Some Asian countries, such as […]

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Maximizing the Use of Edmodo in Writing with the Aids of Online Collaborative Learning Tools

Maximizing the Use of Edmodo in Writing with the Aids of Online Collaborative Learning Tools

| August 8, 2016

Abstract Technology plays an important role in effective teaching and learning. It also changes students’ way of working and completing work assigned. In this study, Edmodo is used to examine tertiary level students’ writing skills. A pre-test and post-test are used to measure students’ scores in both of the tests. Besides that, the online collaborative […]

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“Happiness” and “Pain”: Meaning, Culture, and Implications for Health and Social Welfare Communication

“Happiness” and “Pain”: Meaning, Culture, and Implications for Health and Social Welfare Communication

| August 4, 2016

Abstract Recent scholarly works on English Language Teaching have emphasized the need to understand human emotions and raise a positive attitude towards the diversity of cultures in teaching. However, the process of understanding emotions, particularly in cross-cultural interactions, is a challenge because they are inner mental states. In this talk, the presenter will propose that […]

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Students Response Toward Humor-Based Instructional Media (Descriptive Study on Students of Grade XII Sman 1 Bontonompo)

Students Response Toward Humor-Based Instructional Media (Descriptive Study on Students of Grade XII Sman 1 Bontonompo)

| July 29, 2016

Abstract Innovation in supporting the success of learning process is needed to be developed. One of the innovations in the classroom is involving instructional media. Humor-based instructional media is one that can make the learning process more fun. This study aims to determine students’ response toward humor-based instructional media in the learning process. This research is a descriptive study with the entire population of […]

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Enhancing English Grammar and Writing Competence through a Big Book Project

Enhancing English Grammar and Writing Competence through a Big Book Project

| July 29, 2016

Abstract English Grammar is not easy to learn especially for non-native speakers. When English grammar is not sufficiently mastered, many non-native speakers become too shy to speak the language. This is particularly true for most of the thirty childcare providers who recently completed three levels of a Communication English course. This short course is part […]

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Teach with Laughter; Integrating Humor to English Language Classroom

Teach with Laughter; Integrating Humor to English Language Classroom

| July 29, 2016

Abstract This study is trying to quest the use of humor as a learning motivator in English language classroom. The study also attempt to map out what is the most favorable of teachers character which expected by student in order to make them engage in the classroom environment. The researcher use mixed methodology both qualitative […]

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The Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning Strategy through English Village for Teaching Speaking Skill

The Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning Strategy through English Village for Teaching Speaking Skill

| July 29, 2016

Abstract This study has two main purposes (1) to investigate the effectiveness of Cooperative Learning (CL) strategy through English Village (EC)  for  teaching  speaking in communicative language function (2) to investigate the effectiveness of CL strategy for teaching speaking in academic language  function. The study was experimental by using one-group pretest-posttest design. The target population […]

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Indonesian Students’ Problems in Translation

Indonesian Students’ Problems in Translation

| July 29, 2016

Abstract It is commonly agreed that the main aim of a translation teaching is to develop students’ translation competence. Translation competence is understood as a set of skills related to language and non-language matters in order to perform a translation work well. Translation teaching, therefore should be done in such a way that meets students’ […]

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The Students’ Arabic Speech Varieties at IAIN Kendari

The Students’ Arabic Speech Varieties at IAIN Kendari

| July 29, 2016

Abstract This study aims to explore  the students’ arabic speech varieties at IAIN Kendari    . The data was obtained from  arabic education students in 2015/2016 as the key informants of this study.  The data was collected by interviewing and observing with listening techniques. Base on the research, it was found that the students’ arabic speech  […]

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To What Extent U Model Seating Arrangement Could Help Students to Learn Better English

To What Extent U Model Seating Arrangement Could Help Students to Learn Better English

| July 29, 2016

Abstract The key principle of this qualitative study was how to engage the students in the class to learn English. The reserch question of this study was: what activities performed by the lecturer throughout the teaching and what was the students’ reaction toward the performed activities. The result of the study revealed that students could […]

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