USING VIDEO-BLOGGING (VLOGGING) TO ENHANCE STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL

Authors

  • Agus Qowiyuddin Institut Teknologi dan Sains Nahdlatul Ulama Pasuruan

Keywords:

video-blogging (vlogging), speaking skills, speaking motivation

Abstract

Speaking skills are essential for career achievement, however absolutely not constrained to
one's expert goals. Speaking skills can improve one's personal life and in this manner realize
the balanced development that we should all look for. But it was different in Design,
Communication and Visual (DKV) students of ITSNU Pasuruan. The result of preliminary
study-test showed that there were only 45% students (8 Students out of 18 students) got passed
the standard minimum of achievement ≥75. So, the researcher planned to do the action
research. He proposed to uses Video-blogging (Vlogging) to improve student’s speaking skill.
The steps were planning, implementing, observation and reflection. There were two criteria of
successful. The individual successful score of the test was if the students got ≥75 and the
classical successful of the test was if the average scores of the students got ≥85%. After
carrying out video-blogging (Vlogging) in cycle I the students motivated to speak up. 13
students or 73% could achieve criteria of success in cycle I. But the criteria of success were not
fulfilled yet. So, it continued in cycle II with some revision. And at the end of cycle was
evaluated. The result in test of cycle 2 was 85% (16 students) which they could achieve criteria
of success. It showed that Video-blogging (vlogging) could improve significantly in speaking
skill.

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Published

2019-02-28