TEACHERS’ STRATEGIES IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO VISUALLYIMPAIRED STUDENTS IN SLB PROF. DR. SRI SOEDEWI MASCJUN SOFWAN, SH, MH

Habibi, Akhmad and Jamil, Asih TEACHERS’ STRATEGIES IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO VISUALLYIMPAIRED STUDENTS IN SLB PROF. DR. SRI SOEDEWI MASCJUN SOFWAN, SH, MH. SULE IC.

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Abstract

This research was qualitative with case study approach. The purposes of this study were to identify the strategies used by teachers, to describe how the teachers implement those strategies, and to describe problems faced by teachers in teaching English to visually-impaired students in SLB Prof. Dr. Sri Soedewi Mascjun Sofwan, SH., MH. The participants of this research were two English teachers. This research focused on the teachers who taught English for visually-impaired students. The data for this study were collected through demographic questionnaire, observation, and in-dept interview with English teachers. The demographic data and the data from the observation sheet were analyzed descriptively. The interview data were analyzed by using within case and cross case displays; and analysis within case is the way in analyzing individual data from the participants and cross case is the way in cross checking all of individual data from the participants to get the common things. Related to research questions, there were three major themes and fourteen sub themes: strategies in teaching English to visually-impaired students, the implementation of those strategies, and teachers’ problems in teaching English to visually-impaired students. The subthemes were vocabulary and language development, guided interaction, metacognition and authentic assessment, explicit instruction, meaning based context and universal themes and using media, dictation, drilling, class-discussion, and role-play, lack of the Braille text book, lack of teachers ability in understanding Braille symbols, lack of students ability in spelling and incidental reading, and time limitation. Suggestions for further research are also given

Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: AKHMAD HABIBI
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2017 01:00
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2017 01:00
URI: http://repository.unja.ac.id/id/eprint/231

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