The Relationship between Direct Questions and Students’ Psychological Traits of Learning Process in EFL Classroom

SAPUTRO, ISNAINI EDDY (2019) The Relationship between Direct Questions and Students’ Psychological Traits of Learning Process in EFL Classroom. S1 thesis, Pascasarjana.

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ABSTRACT The personality always is encountered in learning process. It would reveal about someone’s attitude and behavior. This research focused on the students’ custom in learning process. How the students were action habitually when they were interacting with the lecturers in the classroom. The researcher applied a descriptive qualitative method to answer the issue in this research. The participants of this research were two lecturers and 75 students of English Education program consisting of 25 graduate students and 50 undergraduate students. The data was taken by conducting classroom observation and interview. There were fifteen recordings that consisted of 7 recordings from classroom observation and 6 recordings of students’ interview. The transcriptions were analyzed and discussed based on the theory of direct questions of Miller (2016), theory of psychological traits of Gordon Allport (1936). The findings of the research showed that the kinds of direct questions mostly used by the lecturers were divergent question to help the students to think and to get the students’ attention. Besides that, direct questions gave the impact on the students’ psychological aspect in which the students felt free to give their opinion related to the instruction and students’ anxiety decreased in the classroom so that they have high motivation to interact with the lecturer, the students get a challenge to answer and help the students to think. Hence, the language learning becomes effective as the aim in teaching language. Keywords: Direct Questions, Students’ behavior, Psychological traits, English Language Teaching

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2019 05:56
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2020 08:05

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