Does Instagram as Learning Media Affect Students’ Writing Skill on Recount Text?: An Experimental Research

Ismi, Baqiatus Sallamah and Agus, Husein As Sabiq (2020) Does Instagram as Learning Media Affect Students’ Writing Skill on Recount Text?: An Experimental Research. Journal of Resear ch and Innovation in Language, 2 (3). pp. 126-133. ISSN 2685-3906

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This research's objectives were to examine whether Instagram as a Learning Media is useful toward students' writing recount text or not and measuring how significant the effect of Instagram on students’ writing recount text before and after treatment. This quasi-experimental research involved 35 students as participants from two different classes. Researchers took 10th graders from a selected private school in Purbalingga as research samples. Two IPS classes were selected, i.e., X IPS 1 was set as an experimental class, and X IPS 2 was set as a control class. The data were collected from the score of pre-test and post-test after the treatment. Researchers then compared the students’ achievement from control and experimental classes and analyzed the data using descriptive analysis and N-gain. The research findings indicated a significant achievement of students' competencies in using Instagram than conventional learning in writing recount text. The average N-gain score from experimental class and control class obtained 0.308 > 0.057. The Mean score of pre-test in experimental and control class obtained 69.875 > 64.818 and the Mean score of post-test in experimental and control class was 79.461 > 67.142. As a result, the experimental class's mean score was higher than the control class means Instagram as a Learning Media is useful in writing recount text.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Instagram, learning media, recount text, writing
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 421 English writing system and phonology > 421.07 Pendidikan, Pelatihan Menulis Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Sdri Ayuk Kusumaningrum
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2021 07:23
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2021 07:23

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