Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Science and Technology for the Internet of Things, ICSTI 2019, September 3rd 2019, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Enhancing English Academic Writing Ability Using Film and Streaming Project

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292125,
        author={Euis  Meinawati},
        title={Enhancing English Academic Writing Ability Using Film and Streaming Project},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Science and Technology for the Internet of Things, ICSTI 2019, September 3rd 2019, Yogyakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTI},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={academic writing english film and streaming},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292125}
    }
    
  • Euis Meinawati
    Year: 2020
    Enhancing English Academic Writing Ability Using Film and Streaming Project
    ICSTI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2292125
Euis Meinawati1,*
  • 1: Akademik Bahasa Asing BSI Jakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: euis.eum@bsi.ac.id

Abstract

The aim of the study is to find the effectiveness of film and streaming project to enhance English academic writing ability and how the students’ perception in the used film in the classroom. The method in this study was an exploratory mixed method. Techniques of collecting data are documentation and questionnaire. The total number of the sample was 40 students from one of the classes. The data collected using documentation taken from students’ result test of English academic writing. The English academic writing was analyzed based on the Checklist Rubric from Brown and Barley. To measure the validity of the questionnaire, the writer used the Pearson Product Moment. While to measure reliability used Alpha Cronbach. The result showed that was 78% of the students were able to write a good academic writing. From the questionnaire, it was found that 48% of the students answer “strongly agree”. It means that the students’ perception toward film and streaming project was very strong. They were interested to learn writing through film and streaming project and give a positive context in learning. The result of the study that the t-test result is t-stat (8.89) > t-table (2.02),. It means that there is a significant difference was found in English academic writing in favour of the students who studied academic writing before and after the use of the film and streaming project.