Students’ Perception and Their Accomplishment in Essay Writing Class
Hartini Hartini, Suwarsih Madya
Available Online July 2019.
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- perception, accomplishment, essay writing class
- Writing is one of four skills learnt in English learning. It becomes a significant skill in the higher education since students are required to produce many types of essays in this level of education. Yet, some students stated that they have difficulty in essay writing class. Thus, the researcher conducted this study to reveal students’ perception and accomplishment in their essay writing class. This study is a mix qualitative quantitative study in the form of case study. There were twenty-seven Agribusiness students who became the participant of this study. The study was conducted at Language Training Center of Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah University. The instruments for collecting the data were interview guidelines and students’ paper writing final exam score. Based on the interview, 40.76% students stated that their highest difficulty was in discovering ideas, 14.81% students stated that brainstorming (pre- writing) was their highest difficulty, 14.81% students stated that organizing the idea is their highest difficulty and the rest, 29.62% students stated that writing the first draft became their hardest part of writing process. Whereas for the paper writing final exam score, introduction was the aspect that had the lowest score. While three aspects of mechanics (spelling, punctuation and capitalization) got the highest score.
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TY - CONF AU - Hartini Hartini AU - Suwarsih Madya PY - 2019/07 DA - 2019/07 TI - Students’ Perception and Their Accomplishment in Essay Writing Class BT - 6th International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 92 EP - 95 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.73 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.73 ID - Hartini2019/07 ER -