Proceedings of the First International Conference on Science, Technology and Multicultural Education, ICOCIT-MUDA, July 25th-26th, 2019, Sorong, Indonesia

Research Article

An Exploring of Lecturers’ Perceptions in Applying Divergent and Convergent Questions in EFL Classroom

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.25-6-2019.2294280,
        author={Isnaini Eddy Saputro},
        title={An Exploring of Lecturers’ Perceptions in Applying Divergent and Convergent Questions in EFL Classroom},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Science, Technology and Multicultural Education, ICOCIT-MUDA, July 25th-26th, 2019, Sorong, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOCIT-MUDA},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={lecturers’ perception divergent question convergent question},
        doi={10.4108/eai.25-6-2019.2294280}
    }
    
  • Isnaini Eddy Saputro
    Year: 2020
    An Exploring of Lecturers’ Perceptions in Applying Divergent and Convergent Questions in EFL Classroom
    ICOCIT-MUDA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.25-6-2019.2294280
Isnaini Eddy Saputro1,*
  • 1: English Education Study Program Muhammadiyah Sorong University of Education
*Contact email: isnaini1712@gmail.com

Abstract

The main aim of learning language for the students is how they build up interaction well with the classmate and the lecturers in the classroom. The researcher is wondering whether questions are still required to invite the students speak up in the classroom or not. The researcher applied a descriptive qualitative method to answer research questions in this research. The participants of this research were two lecturers of English Education program. The data was taken by conducting classroom observation and interview. The findings of the research showed that the kinds of questions used by the lecturers were divergent and convergent questions to help the students to think and to get the students’ attention of the material. The using those questions are able to build up interaction with the students. Two combinations of question were mentioned as leading question.