The Effect of Graphic Organizers on EFL Learners’ Reading Comprehension

Hutabarat, Horas and Hotmauli, Damayanty (2019) The Effect of Graphic Organizers on EFL Learners’ Reading Comprehension. In: PROCEEDING English Education Department Collegiate Forum (EED CF) 2015-2018. UKI Press, Indonesia, Jakarta, pp. 66-75. ISBN 978 623 7256 25 0

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This study employed the experimental design. It aimed at investigating whether or not graphic organizers (GOs) use affects students’ reading comprehension. The participants were 60 eleventh grade students of SMA Negeri 102 Jakarta. These students were divided into two groups: the experimental and the control group. Each group consisted of 30 students. Both groups were taught reading comprehension in eight sessions using the same learning materials. However, the control group was taught in the way they were used to be taught, and the experimental group was taught using GOs technique. The same pretest and posttest were administered to both groups to collect the data. The obtained data were analyzed by using SPSS 21. The results showed that the post-test mean score of the experimental class is 84.66, and the post-test mean score of the control class is 56.33. The hypothesis test showed there is a significant effect of GOs use. The value of Sig. of equality variances (0. 043) was lower than Sig. α (0.05). Therefore, it was concluded that there is a significant effect of using GOs in advancing the eleventh-grade EFL students’ reading comprehension in SMA Negeri 102 Jakarta. This study pointed out that GOs can be an effective technique to improve EFL students’reading comprehension.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: EDUCATION > Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Reading (General)
Depositing User: Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2019 07:04
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 07:04

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