M. Zaim

M. Zaim
Universitas Negeri Padang | UNP · English Department

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English is still a frightening spectrum for most students in Indonesia. English learning with conventional methods is one of the causes of students' lack of motivation in learning English which has an impact on their low English language skills. One way that can be done to resolve this problem through E-Module as an interactive media. The aim of th...
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The development of the Intensive Reading learning process with e-learning Moodle isa focus of attention in this study. The main purpose is to find out the effectiveness, practicality, and feasibility of e-learning Moodle that has been designed in the process of learning. The instructional model of ADDIE was the basis for this development research w...
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The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international program assessment to evaluate and determine the education system's effectiveness by focusing on reading, mathematics, and science. This study aims to analyze the differences between PISA reading literacy assessment and senior high school reading literacy assessment in West...
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This research was motivated by observations and interviews of learning tools for reading skills lectures in the Indonesian Language and Literature study program, Bung Hatta University. It is known that reading courses are generally given in the form of minimal reading theory and practice. As a result, students have difficulty understanding the read...
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This study aims to examine previous studies and theoretical studies related to English reading skills based on local wisdom assisted by audio-visual for deaf students. This research is a literature study by examining previous studies and theoretical studies. The results of the literature review will be used to identify the English language needs of...
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Purpose of the study: The objective of this research was to explain the results of the development of instruments to assess the students' affective based on scientific approaches in the EFL class.Methodology: This study used the ADDIE method that consists of five steps: (1) analyzing, (2) designing, (3) developing, (4) implementing, and (5) evaluat...
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Teacher quality is one of the determinants that affect student achievement. This fact raises questionssuch as what the quality of teachers is and how is the professional development of teachers inteaching. To answer this question, University Community Engagement (PkM) was held. PkM is one ofhigher education activities (Tridharma) that must be carri...
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Purpose of the study: The objective of this research was to explain the results of the development of instruments to assess the students' affective based on scientific approaches in the EFL class. Methodology: This study used the ADDIE method that consists of five steps: (1) analyzing, (2) designing, (3) developing, (4) implementing, and (5) evalua...
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Using technology in teaching and learning process has become a must in this era, because it facilitates the teachers and students to be connected to the learning materials. The purposes of this research were to develop mobile-based authentic listening materials and to find out the validity and practicality of the developed product. This is a resear...
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Teachers’ beliefs are a personal construct that can provide understandings, perceptions, and evaluation of teachers' practices. The purpose of this research was to find out the students' perceptions toward teachers' beliefs and their effect on students' achievement in English as a general subject at Universitas Negeri Padang. This research was ex-p...
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This research entitled the development of an Indonesian language module based on a guided discovery learning method with character education and competitiveness. Background of the research are teaching material and reference books have not been able to make students critical, and the students’ reading culture is very minimal. There are still studen...
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English lecturers play a vital role in making their students to communicate well in English. They should be able with new and innovative teaching skill and strategis in the classroom to enhance students skill significantly. This research is motivated by the importance of having good English speaking skills, especially for English teachers. The trad...
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Teaching strategy is necessary for the teaching and learning process. It is used as a way to present learning content in a way that engages the learners. It is assumed that applying appropriate teaching strategies has a positive impact on students' achievement. This study aimed to analyze students' perceptions of teacher's teaching strategy and its...
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Learning listening skill is more challenging for English as a foreign language (EFL) students. Based on an investigation at several high schools in Padang, the existence of listening skill in English subject is almost neglected in teaching and learning process because of many reasons such as the limited media and less opportunity to practice listen...
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Learning a foreign language by using social media is getting important because it has great potential to support student-centered learning, as it is flexible, interactive, and content–rich in nature. This research was aimed to develop an Englishlistening comprehension model by using Social Media You tube. A Research and Development methodology ADDI...
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Kurikulum pendidikan di Indonesia mengalami perubahan pada tahun 2013. Perubahan tersebut merupakan usaha untuk meningkatkan mutu pendidikan di Indonesia. Pada pembelajaran bahasa Indonesia, kurikulum yang digunakan adalah berbasis teks. Beberapa tahun kemudian, untuk mewujudkan visi dan misi agar masyarakat dapat beradaptasi dengan kemajuan penget...
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This article is part of the writer's research on students' problems pertaining to the listening skill. The research was to reveal the problems of students who had attended Listening courses at English Department of IAIN Bukittinggi. Although the students had taken three listening classes: Listening 1, Listening 2 and Listening 3, their listening sk...
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This study aimed to explore EFL learners' views toward Blended English language learning (BL) as a course. It was focused on three domains of the questionnaire of BL for English course consisting of perceptions and attitudes of BL, negative impressions of BL, and the concept of BL as the learners perceive them (Ja'ashan, 2015). The method of this s...
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This article contains a study about the use of crossword media in improving the language skills of elementary school students as an effort to create a fun class. The problem was students’ lack of eagerness to emotionally involve in learning process. This condition caused an impact on students’ unsatisfaying learning outcomes that is 80. To overcome...
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The main issue discussed in this article is the students’ low interest in reading textbooks. In addition, students do not use various techniques. As a result, they feel bored, and less concentrated when reading. The theory used in this research is the reading theory proposed by Tarigan (2008), reading comprehension techniques by Agustina (2008) and...
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Technology and economic developments are in line with the need of English skills for specific fields, including English for Civil Engineering. In preparation for graduates, Civil Engineering Department of Universitas Negeri Padang provides English for Civil Engineering course. The acceptance of graduates in employment increases, especially, for the...
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The aims of this research are to find out the teachers’ knowledge of authentic assessment,how to arrange the instruments of authentic assessment, how to implement authentic assessment, theconsideration of authentic assessment in deciding the final mark of the students, the problems faced bythe teachers. The subjects of the research are 10 teachers...
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Questions, as a sentence form that functions to elicit information, areimportant to examine both semantically and syntactically. Semantically, asingle question form may have different functions in communication whichmay create problems if the question is not appropriately used. Syntactically,problems can arise in forming questions, not only for a s...
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The general guidelines of Indonesian word formation as annexed in appendix II of thereference standard of the Indonesian Grammar has not yet accommodated theIndonesian word formation system used by the Indonesian speakers today.Meanwhile, a new system of word formation began to emerge and the old paradigmshift in conjunction with the development of...
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Reviewing and citing literature are essential elements determining the quality of academic texts such as research articles (RAs); however, it is not easy to review and cite literature especially when writing in a foreign language such as Indonesians writing in English. The purpose of this study is to investigate the review and citation style in Eng...
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The purpose of the research is to find out the students’ ability in writing, especially writing recount text by using Facebook as a medium of discussion. In the classroom students set up their Cellphone to write and discuss a recount text. The research question is “Is there any significant effect on students writing recount text by using face book...
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The general guidelines of Indonesian word formation as annexed in appendix II of the reference standard of the Indonesian Grammar has not yet accommodated the Indonesian word formation system used by the Indonesian speakers today. Meanwhile, a new system of word formation began to emerge and the old paradigm shift in conjunction with the developmen...
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This research was describing the designing of instrument for affective assessment in English language teaching. The focus of the designing was only for observation sheet that will be used by English teachers during the teaching and learning process. The instrument was designed based on scientific approach that has five stages namely observing, ques...
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Authentic assessment plays a major important component in education. Authentic assessment covers three domains namely: affective, psychomotor, and cognitive. To assess students’ speaking skill, teachers must apply appropriate authentic assessment to the students. This paper presents the result of a study about to develop authentic assessment for sp...
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Scientific approach is a teaching strategy using scientific steps in teaching subject matter at senior high school in Indonesia. Scientific approach has the characteristics of “doing science” that allows teachers to improve the process of learning by breaking the process down into steps which contain detailed instruction for conducting student lear...