Proceedings of the International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)

USING VARK TO INCREASE STUDENT'S STRUCTURE ABILITY AT ENGLISH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT MADURA ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY

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Samsi Rijal
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Available Online August 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.44How to use a DOI?
Keywords
VARK, Structure
Abstract
This research was conducted based on the researcher's observation at the structure class of the second semester of English Education Department of Madura Islamic University. The result showed that the students' structure scores were very low especially in present perfect subject, it was because of some reasons; 1) They felt difficult in understanding the English structures, 2) They did not know how they use present perfect in their daily activities, 3) They were afraid of making mistakes in English structures, 4) They used to study English structures by memorizing the patterns. Concerning with this, the research aimed to solve the students' problems by using VARK (Visual, Auditory, Read/Write, and Kinesthetic) which was developed by Neil Fleming in 1987. The research design was classroom action research (CAR). It was conducted in cycles with the phases of plan of action, the implementation, observation and reflection. The result of this research showed that VARK can solve the problems and improved the students' structure ability. The data showed that before using VARK there was 37.5 % students who passed the target score. In the cycle 1, the score of students' structure ability increased, it was 66.66% students. The cycle 2, the score became 83.33% students could pass the target score. Based on the researcher's data, it can be concluded that using VARK is very effective to improve the students' structure ability.
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International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
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978-94-6252-441-5
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.44How to use a DOI?
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