THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN IMPROVING STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL

Rita Suswati, Syarbaini Saleh, Citra Anggia Putri, Ade Aini Nuran

Abstract


The effect of social media in improving students’ writing skill is investigated in this paper, which can be used to improve students’ creativity in writing. This paper takes covering of second semester English education students of Universitas Negeri Medan that study written language skills. The method used in this research is the development research aims to produce written language skills learning materials using social media (instagram, facebook & whatsapp). Its intention to answer the students’ need of the innovated material and to find out the level of students creativity after using such materials. Further, this paper gives a simpler and practical method to develop learning material using social media to improve students’ creativity in writing. 


Keywords


Social Media, Reading & Writing Skills, R&D Methods

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Tomlinson, B. Materials Development in Language Teaching. United Kingdom: Cambridge

Yalden, J. The Communicative Syllabus: Evolution, Design and Implementation. Englewood Cliffs N.J.: Prentice Hall International, 1987.

Yacoba, Kadirb, Zainudinc, Zurairah (2011). Student Awareness Towards E-Learning In Education. Elsevier Ltd.International Conference on e-Learning, ICEL 2011 Bandung, Indonesia.

Ware, P., & Warschauer, M. (2005).Hybrid literacy text and practices in technology intensive environments International Journal of Educational Research, 43, 415–448

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Journal Speed – Sentra Penelitian Engineering dan Edukasi – Volume 3 No 3 - 2011 - ijns.org. retrieved Dec 07th, 2017

Journal ComTech, 2010, Teori E-Learning. BINUS Journal. Retrieved from google. 30th Sept, 2018




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17509/ije.v11i2.13468

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