Improving Students’ Descriptive Writing Skills throughSystemic Approach

AMIR, ALI SYAHBAN (2016) Improving Students’ Descriptive Writing Skills throughSystemic Approach. S1 thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI MAKASSAR.

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The objective of this research are (1) to find out whether or not systemic approach can improve students’ desctiptive writing skills in term of content, organization, vocabulary, language use and mechanic,(2) which of the five components of writing is the most significantly improved by using systemic approach. This research applied quasi experimental. The research took place at Muhammadiyah University of Makassar in 2016/2017 academic year. Sample was selected by using purposive sampling technique. The researcher covered 62 students as the sample of the research with 31 students in III j as experimental class and 31 students class in III ias control class. The data were collected through written test in the pretest and posttest for both class and the result of the test was analyzed by using SPSS 21.0 program. The application of systemic approach improved the students’ writing ability in descriptive text.It is proven where the mean score in pre test of experimental group was 75.25 and in post test was 86.38. It increased 11.13 %. While in pretest of control group was 67.22 and in post test was 77.38. It increased 10.16 %. It was also proved by the different improvement of writing components of both groups in the posttest. Those improvements showed that applying systemic approach improved the students’ writing ability in the experimental group. It is more effective to improve the students’ writing ability. It indicated that the alternative hypothesis (H1) was approved. Component of writing dominantly improved is organization. The data result proves such conclusion which is based on the data in the table 4.10 that showed that the mean score of organization was 88.70 and it was higher than the other components.That leads to the conclusion in to (1) the application of systemic approach in descriptive text influenced to the students’ descriptive writing skill, and (2) the most significant improvement of the five writing components was organization. Keywords: Systemic Approach, Writing, Descriptive text.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2018 08:21
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