Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education in Muslim Society, ICEMS 2019,30 September - 01 October 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

The Effect of Using Process Approach on Students’ Writing of Descriptive Text

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-9-2019.2291190,
        author={Qisthi Amalia and Zaharil Anasy and Ratna Sari Dewi},
        title={The Effect of Using Process Approach on Students’ Writing of Descriptive Text},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education in Muslim Society, ICEMS 2019,30 September - 01 October 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMS},
        year={2020},
        month={1},
        keywords={writing of descriptive text process approach},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-9-2019.2291190}
    }
    
  • Qisthi Amalia
    Zaharil Anasy
    Ratna Sari Dewi
    Year: 2020
    The Effect of Using Process Approach on Students’ Writing of Descriptive Text
    ICEMS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-9-2019.2291190
Qisthi Amalia1, Zaharil Anasy1, Ratna Sari Dewi1,*
  • 1: UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: ratna@uinjkt.ac.id

Abstract

The aim of this study was to find the empirical evidence of the effectiveness of Process Approach on students’ ability of writing descriptive text at the tenth-grade of SMAN 87 Jakarta. The population of this study was tenth-grade students of SMAN 87 Jakarta. The sample was 60 students chosen through purposive sampling technique and was divided into two classes; experimental class and controlled class. The method used in this study was a quantitative method using quasi-experimental design. Research instruments used in this study was a set of writing tests which was given at the beginning of the study and at the last meeting after the treatments by using Process Approach were applied. The data was analysed by using t-test. The result that was gained from this study had shown the differences of students’ scores in writing descriptive text by using Process Approach and without using Process Approach. The presented result of p-value of post-test score was 0.011 with the level of significance 5% (0.05). In other words, it can be concluded that p-value (0.011) < sig α = 0.05 (5%). In addition, the effect size result was 0.7. It proves that using Process Approach was effective at a moderate level on students’ writing descriptive text at the tenth-grade of SMAN 87 Jakarta in academic year 2018/2019.