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Title: Improving Students' Writing Narrative Text through Facebook
Paper URL: http://saidnazulfikar.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/penggunaan-facebook-untuk-meningkatkan-kemampuan-menulis-teks-naratif-di-universitas-iqra-buru/
Author: Saidna Zulfiqar Bin Tahir
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Homepage: https://saidnazulfiqar.wordpress.com
Institution: University of Iqra Buru
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Abstract: This research aims to find out whether Facebook was able to improve the students’ achievement in English writing narrative text. This research used Action Research design. The subjects of the research were the second semester students of English Department of FKIP at University of Iqra Buru. The research consisted of two cycles; each cycle consisted of planning, implementation, observation, and reflection. The data-collecting methods were observation and test. The data were analyzed using descriptive comparative manner. The result of the research shown that learning writing narrative text through Facebook can improve the students’ achievement. The average score of the initial achievement is 42.07, while at the first cycle is 61.59, and finally, at the second cycle is 68.11. In addition, learning writing through Facebook also increased the students’ motivation for writing exercises.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Jurnal Ilmiah Prospek ISSN: 0852-8780 Vol. XV 2013
URL: http://saidnazulfikar.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/penggunaan-facebook-untuk-meningkatkan-kemampuan-menulis-teks-naratif-di-universitas-iqra-buru/


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