The Effect of Authentic Problem – Based Learning in Enhancing Reading Comprehension

Sa’diyah, Halimatus and Anwar, Khoirul and Wardhono, Agus The Effect of Authentic Problem – Based Learning in Enhancing Reading Comprehension. In: Proceedings of the 1st UMGESHIC International Seminar on Health, Social Science and Humanities (UMGESHIC-ISHSSH 2020).

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Limited background knowledge, lack of student motivation, limited vocabulary, and difficulties to comprehend materials are still problematic commonly for students’ in reading comprehension. The purpose of this study is to enhance reading comprehension through authentic problem-based learning of eight grade students in SMPN 1 Babat. A mixed method design is employed with quasi-experimental of pre-test and post-test group experimental class and control class, and a survey to check students readiness which are analyzed quantitatively. The researchers are working to employ authentic problem- based learning by allotting materials contextually to real situation such as journey/trip, holiday and travelling videos then let students discuss story from the text to solve problems unconsciously. The result of T-test indicates that Authentic problem based learning was better than using convensional learning in reding comprehension. An interview of the respondents is also employed to see opinion of students related to affective aspects. Results show that there is significant result of the increasing comprehension of the students (p is below 0.05). Data from questionnaire also show which most of the respondents rocket motivation and interested in reading comprehension in which they are enthusiastic to learn fun, easy, and active in class. Usefull procedures of implementation as well as further recommendations are also provided in this study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: English Education
English Education > English
Depositing User: Khoirul Anwar
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2022 00:40
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2022 00:40

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