THE INFLUENCE OF TEACHERâ€™S DIRECT FEEDBACK TECHNIQUE IN IMPROVING WRITING SKILLS AMONG THE SECOND GRADE STUDENTS OF AN SMK
Abstract: The objective of this research was to describe (1) the use of direct feedback technique in improving the studentsâ€™ writing skills (2) the influence of direct feedback technique in improving the studentsâ€™ writing skills. This research was conducted among the second-grade students of an SMK. This study was experimental research of one group pre-test and post-test design. The sample of this research consisted of 32 female students. The data of this research were quantitative. The data were obtained by assessing the studentsâ€™ writing through pre-test and post-test scores. The data were analyzed by using SPSS (paired sample t-test and regression). The results of the paired sample t-test showed (sig.) p 0.00 and the result of regression showed (sig.) p 0.029, it meant the hypothesis was accepted.
Keywords: direct feedback technique, writing skills, experimental research, quantitative.
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