THE PERSPECTIVES OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND ENGLISH TEACHERS ON EFFECTIVE ENGLISH TEACHER’S CHARACTERISTICS

Rahmiyanti, Ria and Fajaryani, Nunung and Arif, Nely (2017) THE PERSPECTIVES OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND ENGLISH TEACHERS ON EFFECTIVE ENGLISH TEACHER’S CHARACTERISTICS. In: International Conference on Language Teaching and Education.

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Abstract

This qualitative study aims to describe and to get rich information about Senior High School students’ and English teachers’ perspectives on effective English teacher’s characteristics at one senior high school in Jambi city. Data for this study were collected through a demographic questionnaire, and in-depth interview with the participants. Based on teacher’s perspectives, there were eleven characteristics of effective English teacher include:1) Being able to plan lesson well to teach English as practical lesson to the students, 2) Providing the students with various activities, 3) Appreciating and delivering feedbacks toward students’ English performance, 4) Caring about students’ language progress and understanding, 5) Being flexible in using English in teaching, 6) Mastering in English proficiency and have knowledge about English culture, 7) Improving his/her capability, 8) Being aware toward students’ different English proficiency, 9) Caring and helping students’ problem, 10) Motivating the students in learning English, and 11) Having good relationship with students and being friendly toward students. While based on students’ perspectives there were also eleven characteristics of effective English teacher include : 1) Explaining well and paying attention in practical lesson, 2) Providing students with various activities, 3) Delivering individual feedback to the students, 4) Informing about students’ progress, 5) Caring about students’ problems, 6) Using mix language in teaching, 7) Sharing knowledge relates English language, 8) Motivating the students in learning English, 9) Knowing about condition and showing enthusiasm in teaching English, 10) Treating the students well, and 11) Being friendly toward students. The implications of this study are as a source of information for teachers and prospective teachers about effective English teacher in order to maximize students’ ability in mastering English and as consideration for policy makers in English study program to provide teacher candidates with competences needed in the real teaching.

Type: Conference (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: AKHMAD HABIBI
Date Deposited: 09 May 2018 00:30
Last Modified: 09 May 2018 00:30
URI: http://repository.unja.ac.id/id/eprint/4226

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