Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science and Technology for an Internet of Things, 20 October 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Integrating Technology for Teaching English Writing as A Foreign Language in Indonesian Context

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.19-10-2018.2281361,
        author={Irma Savitri Sadikin and Rini Handayani},
        title={Integrating Technology for Teaching English Writing as A Foreign Language in Indonesian Context},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science and Technology for an Internet of Things,  20 October 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTI},
        year={2019},
        month={4},
        keywords={integrating technology writing foreign language},
        doi={10.4108/eai.19-10-2018.2281361}
    }
    
  • Irma Savitri Sadikin
    Rini Handayani
    Year: 2019
    Integrating Technology for Teaching English Writing as A Foreign Language in Indonesian Context
    ICSTI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.19-10-2018.2281361
Irma Savitri Sadikin1,*, Rini Handayani1
  • 1: IKIP Siliwangi
*Contact email: savitrisadikin@ikipsiliwangi.ac.id

Abstract

English writing is considered as one of difficult skills in language learning. Therefore, senior high school student have difficulties in figuring out the ideas and ways to write effectively. The aim of this study is find out the effect of integrating technology to the students’ writing skills. This present study used a classroom action research in three cycles in twelve meetings with 35 first grade students as the participant at SMA Kartika XIX Bandung, Indonesia. The procedure of the research consisted of planning, action, observing, and reflection. The data collecting instruments were test, observation, and interview. The result of the study shows that there is a significant improvement in students’ writing skill. It can be inferred that most of students understood and felt more confident in writing descriptive. The results also indicated that they were enthusiastic and motivated during the lesson by integrating technology in language learning.