Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018)

Students’ Perception and Their Accomplishment in Essay Writing Class

Authors
Hartini Hartini, Suwarsih Madya
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Hartini Hartini
Available Online July 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.73How to use a DOI?
Keywords
perception, accomplishment, essay writing class
Abstract
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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Proceedings
6th International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
July 2019
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978-94-6252-759-1
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.73How to use a DOI?
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