The Implementation of Google Classroom to Improve EFL Students’ Reading Comprehension at MAN 4 Jakarta

Zahrowati, Eva (2018) The Implementation of Google Classroom to Improve EFL Students’ Reading Comprehension at MAN 4 Jakarta. Masters thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof Dr. HAMKA.

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Technology is a tool which can use for helping teaching and learning process in a classroom and out of classroom. One of the studying online uses Google Classroom whereas the students are given assessments or the tests through Google Classroom. They can upload, submit the tasks or they can ask or give the questions or chat to the teacher and other friends using chat discussing room. This study is a classroom research which is aimed at finding out to what extent the using of Google Classroom influence to improve students’ reading comprehension, the students respond to the use of Google Classroom in reading class, and the problems encountered by the teacher when implementing Google Classroom in reading class. This research applied at MAN 4 Jakarta with 27 students as sample and 5 teachers as collaborator. The methodology of this research is classroom action research which divided into three cycles where the following activities conducted in each stage of the classroom action research are planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. To collect the data of each cycle, the researcher applied test, questionnaire, interview, observation, and documentation. The result of this study of each cycle was the Cycle I (64.66), Cycle II (76.96) and Cycle III (76.29). The mean score in cycle III was decrease than the mean score in Cycle II, but the maximum score in cycle III was higher than the cycle II. Based on the result of students’ interview, some of them preferred to use Google classroom than learn in the classroom, yet the English teachers as collaborator also supported the using of Google classroom as a media in teaching and learning process. As their respond in questionnaire items, they said using technology in teaching is important to use. Using Google Classroom is a new one for students, but, over time, if the students are often using it, they will love it because Google classroom offers the several reading texts; they can search them wherever and whenever they want. Also they may access the Google classroom by using their own smartphone while connected to the internet.The implementation of Google classroom in reading class was not only make the teaching and learning process became an interesting one, but that technology is the most appropriate tools and compatible device to help teacher in teaching and learning process. The technology can support learning process very effective and efficiency as their partner tools while learning in classroom and out of classroom. The beneficial using technology makes the teaching learning process more simply and interesting to the students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Implementation, Google Classroom, Reading Comprehension
Subjects: A General Works
Divisions: Sekolah Pascasarjana > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: libsps libsps libsps
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2022 12:01
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022 12:01

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