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Using WebQuest to Improve Students' Reading Comprehension

Journal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.6, No. 10)

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Page : 21-25

Keywords : reading comprehension; webquest; creative teaching; ICT-based learning;

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This study is aimed to improve students? achievement in reading comprehension using WebQuest. This study was conducted by using classroom action research. The subject of this research was the ninth grade students of SMP N 5 Surakarta. It was carried out in two cycles including 6 meetings. Based on the research, it is proven that teaching reading in elementary students by using WebQuest simultaneously improves students? reading comprehension. However, it is worth to note that using webQuest is effective and efficient if the activities and materials involve the students. Therefore, it is suggested that teachers should be more creative to use various material resources and create an interesting form of WebQuest in teaching reading to make the students more interested and actively involved in teaching learning process. In addition, WebQuest can also improve the classroom climate including students? participation and motivation in class, which can be seen from the students? attitude in joining all activities during the research.

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