The Use of Flash Animation as a Teaching Medium to Improve Students’ Vocabulary (An Action Research of the Fifth Grade Students of SD N Gumilir 1 Cilacap in the Academic Year of 2014/2015)

Alfian Dwi Kurniawan, 2201410141 (2015) The Use of Flash Animation as a Teaching Medium to Improve Students’ Vocabulary (An Action Research of the Fifth Grade Students of SD N Gumilir 1 Cilacap in the Academic Year of 2014/2015). Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    This final project presented the use of flash animation to improve the students‟ vocabulary mastery. The objectives of this study were to find out whether teaching vocabulary using flash animation was effective to improve the students‟ achievement in learning vocabulary and to find out the students‟ responses toward the use of flash animation in learning vocabulary in SD N Gumilir 1 Cilacap in the academic year 2014/2015. This action research was carried out through a pre-test, cycle 1, and cycle 2. In each cycle, there was a test. Those were formative-test in cycle 1 and post-test in cycle 2. Meanwhile, the tests, observation checklist, and questionnaire were used as the instruments in collecting data. The fifth grade students of SD N Gumilir 1 Cilacap which consisted of 16 male and 11 female were chosen as the subjects of this study. There were four meetings in this research. First meeting was used for conducting pre-test, the second meeting was used to conduct cycle 1 and formative-test, the third and fourth meeting was used to conduct cycle 2 and post- test. The result of this study revealed that through the application of flash animation as the teaching medium, the teacher was able to improve students‟ vocabulary mastery. The flash animation was applied in an interesting way and relaxing environment so that most of the students had positive behavior during the teaching learning process. This result is based on the analysis of the observation checklist and the questionnaire. In addition, there was significant improvement of the result of the students‟ average score in each test. The average score of students‟ pre-test result was 22.96. In the formative test, it increased 52.74 points become 75.62. The average score of students‟ post-test was 97.22 and it was above the minimum score of SD N Gumilir 1 Cilacap. Therefore, it can be concluded that flash animation gives contribution to the improvement of the students‟ vocabulary mastery.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Flash Animation, Vocabulary, Elementary School
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2015 21:39
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2015 21:39

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