Edukasi: Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pengajaran 2024-01-10T12:32:21+00:00 Lenny Marzulina Open Journal Systems <p><a title="ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ISSN:&nbsp;2355-3669</a> <a title="E-ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">E-ISSN:&nbsp;2503-2518</a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Published twice a year in June and December by the&nbsp; English Education Study Program, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Sciences, State Islamic University of Raden Fatah Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The journal provides a vital forum for exchanging ideas in order to enrich the theories and practices of Education in general and English, Indonesian, and other language education in Indonesia and across the globe. The journal focuses, but not limited to, on the following topics: Education in general, English or Indonesian language teaching,&nbsp;language teaching and learning,&nbsp;language teaching methodologies, pedagogical techniques, teaching and curricular practices, curriculum development and teaching methods, program, syllabus, and materials design, second and foreign language teaching and learning, language education, teacher education and professional development, teacher training, cross-cultural studies, bilingual and multilingual education, translation, language teaching for specific purposes, new technologies in language teaching, and testing and evaluation. It provides an academic platform for teachers, lecturers, and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Looking at the Impacts of Transformational Leadership Skills and Organizational Climate on Job Satisfaction and Business Performance 2023-12-25T09:21:54+00:00 Hikmat Hikmat Dadang Munandar Izzatusholekha Izzatusholekha <p>This research aims to determine the effect of transformational leadership skills and organizational climate on job satisfaction that affects the performance of the business at PT. Inti Jaya Purnama, Central Jakarta, DKI Jakarta. This research employed a quantitative research design with the survey method. The samples are 155 employees chosen using random sampling. Data are analyzed using the structural equation modeling based on Partial Least Squares (PLS-SEM) with the assistance of SmartPLS version 3.0. PLS is used in structural equation modeling based on a standardized coefficient of regression (β) that allows for the simultaneous examination of both the measurement and structural models. The research findings acquired via this approach are subsequently assessed 1) transformational leadership skills on job satisfaction with the value of t observation as much as 10.035 which is bigger than the tα as much as 1.975 with the value of significance as much as 0.000 which is less than 0.05; 2) Organizational climate affects positively and significantly on job satisfaction with the value of t observation as much 4.955 which is bigger than the tα as much as 1.975 with the value of significance as much as 0.000 which is less than 0.05; and 3) job satisfaction has a significant effect on business performance with the value of t observation as much as 22.687 which is bigger than the tα as much as 1.975 with the value of significance as much as 0.000 which is less than 0.05.</p> 2023-12-25T09:21:53+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Teaching English in Rural Areas: A Closer Look into Teachers’ Challenges 2024-01-02T10:42:04+00:00 Herizal Herizal Lenny Marzulina Dian Erlina Muhammad Holandyah Hikmah Zalifah Putri Budi Arsih Amelia <p>Teaching English in rural areas remains several significant challenges. This study aimed to explore the challenges encountered by English teachers in South Sumatera, Indonesia when teaching in such environments. The research design employed for this investigation was qualitative, utilizing a case study approach. Two English language teachers from the specified region participated in this study. The research data were gathered through semi-structured interviews with open-ended questions. Subsequently, the interview data were analyzed using thematic analysis. This research revealed six distinct challenges faced by the teachers in teaching English. These challenges include: (1) inadequate infrastructure, (2) insufficient learning facilities, (3) inadequate learning resources, (4) low proficiency in English, (5) unfavorable teaching conditions, and (6) limited opportunities for teacher development. Addressing these challenges is crucial to create a positive environment for effective teaching and learning English in rural areas.</p> 2023-12-31T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## The Fairclough Critical Discourse Analysis Model in the Used Motorcycle Sale Advertising on Facebook: A Case Study 2024-01-08T13:55:16+00:00 Dewi Kusumaningsih Adit Nugroho Sri Wahono Saptomo Saptono Hadi Titik Sudiatmi Sri Muryati <p>This article examines the use of the Fairclough Model of Critical Discourse Analysis to strengthen the context of the advertisement discourse for used motorcycles sales on Facebook. Case studies were conducted at Ninja R/Rr Sales and Purchases Group for the Klaten, Yogyakarta, Solo, and surrounding areas. This research aims to signify the use of Critical Discourse Analysis to strengthen the advertising discourse. The study implements a qualitative descriptive method with critical discourse analysis technique. The data were collected from the sales advertisements of used motorbikes posted on Ninja R/Rr Sales and Purchases Group for the Klaten, Jogja, Solo, and surrounding areas. The data were analyzed using the three dimensions of Critical Discourse Analysis of the Fairclough Model, consisting of the textual dimension, the discursive dimension, and the social dimension. The results highlight three viewpoints. In the textual dimension, the advertisements offer a clear and easy-to-understand structure. In the discursive dimension, the advertisements construct appropriate meanings contextually. In the social dimension, the advertisements represent social values related to the ownership of used motorbikes.</p> 2024-01-08T13:52:22+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Improving Students’ Writing Ability by Using the Inside-Outside Circle Type: The Case of One Senior High School 2024-01-10T12:32:21+00:00 Retno Wahyu Ningsih Elmaida Elmaida Diyan Adriani Isra Miharti <p>The student’s writing ability is paramount in every subject, especially English, such as narrative text. At SMK Negeri 10 Merangin in class X Tata Busana, a student’s writing ability is one of the assessment points in the syllabus that has been designed. This research aims to improve students’ writing ability with the Inside-Outside-Circle (IOC) cooperative learning model. The design of this research is Classroom Action Research (CAR). This research was carried out in class X SMK Negeri 10 Merangin for the academic year 2021/2022. In this research, the researcher conducts Learning English writing, which one of the subjects is narrative text. To collect data, the researchers used a written test. The researcher gave a written test to the students, namely the pre-test, using analytical scores in analyzing the written test. Based on the research results, none of the students achieved the KKM score. In the first cycle, 44% or six students scored &gt;75, and 56% or 13 students scored &lt;75. Furthermore, in the second cycle, 89%, or 13 students achieved the KKM, and 11% or six students did not reach the KKM. Furthermore, the student’s average score in the pre-test was 33.78%, in the first cycle 50.52%, and in the second cycle 64.57%. Based on these findings, the researcher concludes that this research can improve students' writing ability by using the inside-outside-circle (IOC) type in class X students at SMK Negeri 10 Merangin. Based on these data, the researcher would like to conclude that students' writing ability has improved from the tests that have been given, but students to be more active in learning to write about vocabulary and mechanics and grammar.</p> 2023-12-31T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##