Edukasi: Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pengajaran http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi <p><img src="http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/public/journals/31/pageHeaderLogoImage_en_US.png?2018-03-27%2008:05:01" alt="" width="100%" height="auto"></p> <p><a title="ISSN" href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1392946443" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ISSN:&nbsp;2355-3669</a> <a title="E-ISSN" href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1459128695" 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 and English education in Indonesia and across the globe. The journal focuses, but not limited to, on the following topics: Education, English 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> en-US <p>After the manuscript is accepted for publication, authors will be required to sign a copyright transfer form. Copyright will be transferred to State Islamic University of Raden Fatah, Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, via e-mail. A copyright form will be sent to you via e-mail after the accepted manuscript has been submitted.</p> lennymarzulina_uin@radenfatah.ac.id (Lenny Marzulina) ferdiaz.saudagar@unja.ac.id (Ferdiaz Saudagar) Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 3.1.0.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 |Vol. 6| No. 1|Year 2019 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3388 <p><strong><em>Edukasi: Jurnal Pendidikan dan Pengajaran</em></strong> provides a vital forum for exchanging ideas in order to enrich the theories and practices of English education in Indonesia and across the globe. The journal focuses, but not limited to, on the following topics: English 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> Editorial Team ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3388 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:16:38 +0000 Reading Attitude and Its Influence on Students’ Reading Comprehension http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/2935 <p>This paper investigated the level of the students’ reading attitude and examined its influence on their reading comprehension in undergradute program of English Education Muhammadiyah Purworejo University. Sixty two students participated in the study. Two types of instruments were used to collect the data, namely reading attitude questionnaire and reading test. The questionnaire is&nbsp; in Likert-scale type with five responses in term of agreement with the score starts from 5 – 1. The reading test consists of 40 of multiple-choice type items assessing the students reading skills. Descriptive and inferensial statistics were used to analyze the data, including testing the linearity as the assumption of one set data. For doing the analyses, SPSS version 22 was used. The finding showed that the students’ reading attitude was high as the mean was 78.66 while, the reading comprehension is sufficient as the mean was 64.02. Reading attitude&nbsp; had significant correlation toward reading comprehension as the r-value was 0.568. In addition, reading attitude&nbsp; had positive and significant influence on students’ reading comprehension as the R-square= 0.322 with sig. 0.000. Reading attitude&nbsp; influenced reading comprehension as much as 32.2%, while 67.8% was influenced by other&nbsp; factors.</p> Semi Sukarni ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/2935 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:44:05 +0000 Investigation into a Link between Students’ English Reading Speed and Reading Comprehension Achievement: The Case of Indonesian EFL Student Teachers http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3204 <p>The aims of the study were to look at the link between English as a foreign language (EFL) student teachers’ reading speed and reading comprehension achievement and whether it influenced their reading comprehension achievement or not. The population of the study was 583 active EFL student teachers in one English Education Study Program at an Indonesian state Islamic University. By using purposive sampling technique, there were 87 students involved as participants in this study. The data were gained by using two kinds of tests, reading speed test and reading comprehension test. Descriptive statistics, Pearson Product Moment Correlation was employed to analyze the data. From the data analyses, it was found that the correlation between EFL student teachers’ English reading speed attitude and their reading comprehension achievement did not exist. As the result, the second problem was eliminated. In short, reading speed did not have any relation to reading comprehension achievement.</p> Andri Pratama ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3204 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:46:35 +0000 Learning Styles and English Proficiency of Undergraduate EFL Students at One State Islamic University in Sumatera, Indonesia http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3203 <p>This study investigated (1) the correlation between each learning style and English proficiency, and investigated (2) the influence of each learning style to English proficiency of undergraduate EFL students of one state Islamic University in Sumatera, Indonesia. The study was in the form of correlational research method. The population of the study was 537 active EFL students. By using purposive sampling technique, there were 82 students involved as participants. The data were gained by using two instruments: Barsch Learning Styles Questionnaire and TOEFL prediction test. The result showed that 1) 34.0% of students preferred in visual learning style, 43% of students preferred in Auditory learning style, and 23% of students preferred in Kinesthetic learning style. 2) the coefficient correlation between visual learning style preference and English proficiency with <em>r</em>-obtained was (0.430). It was higher than <em>r-</em>table (.2565), then Ha<sub>1</sub> was accepted and Ho<sub>1</sub> was rejected. It indicated that there was a significant correlation between visual learning styles and their English proficiency. 3) The coefficient correlation between Auditory learning style and English proficiency was (0.2565). It was lower than <em>r-</em>table (.2565), then Ho<sub>2</sub> was accepted and Ha<sub>2</sub> was rejected. 4) The coefficient correlation between Kinesthetic learning styles and English Proficiency was (-0.166). It was lower than <em>r-</em>table (.2565), then Ho<sub>3</sub> was accepted, and Ha<sub>3</sub> was rejected. It showed that there was no significant correlation between kinesthetic learning style and English proficiency of EFL students. Besides, there was also a significant influence of visual learning style on English proficiency with 18.5% contributions.</p> Lenny Marzulina, Nova Lingga Pitaloka, Aren Dwi Yolanda ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3203 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:54:27 +0000 EFL Students’ Perspectives on Effective Lecturer http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3112 <p>Student’s perspective is an essential factor in evaluating lecturers and has an impact on the efficacy of the instructional environment. The purpose of this study was to know EFL &nbsp;students’ perception on effective lecturer. The study employed mixed method research. By implementing convenience sampling technique, 100 students in one state university in Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia were involved as participants in this research. The questionnaire and interview were used to collect the data and the descriptive analysis in the form of percentages was used to analyze the data. The result of questionnaire revealed that instrument which contained 42 items with seven response categories on rapport (26,2%), delivery (40,5%), fairness (11,9%), knowledge and credibility (7,2%), and organization and preparation (14,3%) were perceived very good by the students. It was supported by the result of interview that students were perceived very good to all aspects of effective lecturer, but there were some lecturers who were not. Finally, it was believed that this study could be useful and beneficial to the lecturers as a yardstick to understand themselves better and students’ needs in learning process.</p> Juliana Basri ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3112 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:58:04 +0000 Gender Representations in EFL Textbooks http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3109 <p>This study aimed at finding out the proportion of gender representation in EFL Textbook: <em>When English Rings A Bell VII</em> whether it showed equal proportion or not. The design of this research was content analysis research with 1896 characters and 1344 pictures as the study’s data. The procedure of analyzing the data started by classifying the data into male and female division, then it was analyzed based on Brugeilles &amp; Cromer aspects, while the pictures were simply classified into male or female category. The presentation of male and female category was made by drawing the inferences by the researcher. The result of the analysis was made in the form of percentage and inferences. The result of the study showed the percentage of characters of male was 71% and 29% for female category. Under picture analysis, 55% was male category and 45% was female category. It indicated that <em>When English Rings A Bell VII</em> did not have a balance proportion or an equal representation between male and female category, both under characters and pictures analysis.</p> Fren Dwiyan Saputra ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3109 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:05:33 +0000 An Analysis of Politeness Strategies of Disagreement: The Case of Students of English Education Study Program in one State Islamic University in Sumatera, Indonesia http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3132 <p>The pupoposes of this study were (1) to find out the realizations of politeness strategies of disagreement by the sixth semester students of English Education students of Islamic State University in Sumatera, and (2) to figure out the most common types of politeness strategy used by them. The study employed qualitative research. The data were taken through a written test and Discourse Completion Test (DCT). The sample was taken by using cluster random sampling method which consisted of 12 male students and 12 female students. The study revealed that female and male English language learners experienced four types of politeness strategy: positive politeness, negative politeness, bald-on-record politeness, and off-record politeness with negative politeness as the most frequent strategy used by female and male English language learners. The result of the study showed that negative politeness was dominant politeness strategy which had value of 63,33%. The second place was bald-on-record (23,33%), the third place was positive politeness &nbsp;(11,67%), and the last one was off-record (1,67%). The conclusion of this study indicated that in expressing politeness strategy for disagreement, both female and male respondents tended to perform negative politeness strategy.</p> Witria Windika ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/edukasi/article/view/3132 Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:09:24 +0000