Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2022, 11 October 2022, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Developing Digital-Based English Text Writing Skills Test for Freshmen in the Department of English Language And Literature

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325331,
        author={Rika  Rika and Anggraini Thesisia Saragih and Yuni  Khairina},
        title={Developing Digital-Based English Text Writing Skills Test for Freshmen in the Department of English Language And Literature},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science and Culture, ICIESC 2022, 11 October 2022, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2022},
        month={12},
        keywords={test writing english text digital quizziz},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325331}
    }
    
  • Rika Rika
    Anggraini Thesisia Saragih
    Yuni Khairina
    Year: 2022
    Developing Digital-Based English Text Writing Skills Test for Freshmen in the Department of English Language And Literature
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-10-2022.2325331
Rika Rika1,*, Anggraini Thesisia Saragih1, Yuni Khairina1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Medan, Jl. Willem Iskandar
*Contact email: rikajulia78@gmail.com

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to develop a digital English text writing skill test using Quiziz application for new students in the second semester of the 2021/2022 Academic Year. This writing skill test is to determine the initial ability of new students in writing text skills such as the ability to make simple outlines and write them in simple paragraphs with the main idea and topic that has been determined by the research team. The development of this test is useful for all students in the English Language and Literature Department and will be developed as a pretest for mapping new students' writing competence. This study will use an R and D (Research and Development) design. The data is the result of needs analysis and interviews with students and lecturers. The data source of this research will use random sampling with 60 second semester students of the 2021/2022 Academic Year of the Department of English Language and Literature and 4 lecturers who are in charge of the Writing course.