Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 3, Pages 1163 - 1172 2020-09-15

Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities

Syafrizal SYAFRİZAL [1] , Siti HARDİANTİ [2] , Nurhaeda GAİLEA [3]


The aim of research was to find out the use of Facebook and classroom collaborative activities on students’ writing skill of Indonesian Senior High School Students. The researchers used quantitative method by applying quasi-experimental design. The study consisted of 40 students as respondents that were divided into control and experimental group. This is to see which group is effective to be used in helping the students’ writing ability. The first group was taught by using Facebook and the second group was given treatment by classroom collaborative activities. Both Facebook and collaborative activities help the students to have better writing performance. To collect data, the researchers manipulated English Writing Test (EWST), interview form, and observation check list. The data were analyzed through SPSS 18.0. The researchers found that the use of Facebook and classroom collaborative activities were significantly enhancing the EFL students’ writing skill. There were some responses on the students’ collective perception on classroom collaborative learning showing their interests to the use of classroom collaborative activities. The interaction occurred in Facebook among the EFL learners indicate that the media is effective to students’ writing skills on English language. This study also recommends teachers in order to motivate EFL learners to learn foreign languages so that they can start writing not from complicated matters but rather on students’ participation in sharing knowledge, developing peer networks in combining between theoretical knowledge and practice.
Collaborative Learning, EFL students, Facebook, Writing skills
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education and Educational Research
Published Date September 2020
Journal Section Differentiated Instruction
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-8671-1329
Author: Syafrizal SYAFRİZAL (Primary Author)
Institution: University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
Country: Indonesia


Orcid: 0000-0002-3870-4025
Author: Siti HARDİANTİ
Institution: University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
Country: Indonesia


Orcid: 0000-0001-6908-0449
Author: Nurhaeda GAİLEA
Institution: University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
Country: Indonesia


Dates

Publication Date : September 15, 2020

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APA Syafri̇zal, S , Hardi̇anti̇, S , Gai̇lea, N . (2020). Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists , 8 (3) , 1163-1172 . DOI: 10.17478/jegys.658401
MLA Syafri̇zal, S , Hardi̇anti̇, S , Gai̇lea, N . "Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities" . Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1163-1172 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jegys/issue/55332/658401>
Chicago Syafri̇zal, S , Hardi̇anti̇, S , Gai̇lea, N . "Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 (2020 ): 1163-1172
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ISNAD Syafri̇zal, Syafrizal , Hardi̇anti̇, Siti , Gai̇lea, Nurhaeda . "Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities". Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists 8 / 3 (September 2020): 1163-1172 . https://doi.org/10.17478/jegys.658401
AMA Syafri̇zal S , Hardi̇anti̇ S , Gai̇lea N . Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities. JEGYS. 2020; 8(3): 1163-1172.
Vancouver Syafri̇zal S , Hardi̇anti̇ S , Gai̇lea N . Enhancing EFL students’ writing skills on English through Facebook and classroom collaborative activities. Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists. 2020; 8(3): 1163-1172.