The Effects of Topic Selection on Students’ Writing Performance.

MUSYRIHA, ULFA (2015) The Effects of Topic Selection on Students’ Writing Performance. S2 thesis, Pascasarjana.

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ABSTRACT The research aimed at finding out (1) the different effects of using students’ self-selected topic and teacher-assigned topic on students’ writing process (2) the different effects of using students’ self-selected topic and teacher-assigned topic on students’ writing performance. This research applied a quasi-experimental method to two groups. Experimental group 1 practiced writing using students’ self- selected topic while experimental group 2 practiced writing using teacher-assigned topic. The subject of this research was the second year students of MAN Bontoharu Kabupaten Kepulauan Selayar. The sample was chosen by applying cluster random sampling technique. In collecting data, the researcher used writing test in pretest and posttest then students practiced writing using writing process portfolios. The results were tested by t-test and analyzed using SPSS version 20 Program. The results of the analysis of the data showed that (1) there was significant different effects of using students self-selected topic and teacher-assigned topic in writing process of second year students of MAN Bontoharu Kabupaten Kepulauan Selayar; probability value was lower than alpha (0.05) 0.00 < 0.05.(2) there was significant different effects of using students self-selected topic and teacher-assigned topic on writing performance of second year students of MAN Bontoharu Kabupaten Kepulauan Selayar; probability value was lower than alpha (0.05) 0.00 < 0.05 and the use of students’ self-selected topic improved writing performance of students better than practicing using teacher assigned topic.

Item Type: Thesis (S2)
Subjects: PASCASARJANA
PASCASARJANA > BAHASA INGGRIS (S2)
Divisions: PROGRAM PASCASARJANA
Depositing User: UPT PERPUSTAKAAN UNM
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2018 02:39
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2018 02:39
URI: http://eprints.unm.ac.id/id/eprint/8215

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