Writing Anxiety Differences in Writing Quality on The Application of Facebook-Mediated Feedback

Shirtha El Rusyda, Patuan Raja, Hery Yufrizal


Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk menyelidiki kualitas menulis siswa setelah diberikan Facebook-mediated feedback, perbedaan kualitas menulis siswa berdasarkan dimensi kecemasan menulis yang dominan mereka alami, dan feedback siswa pada tulisan-tulisan teman mereka. Penelitian ini dilaksanakan secara kuantitatif dan kualitatif dan melibatkan tiga puluh satu murid Intermediate Writing. Data dikumpulkan melalui tugas menulis dan SLWAI serta dianalisis menggunakan Paired Samples T-Test dan ANOVA. Peneliti menemukan perbedaan yang signifikan pada kualitas menulis siswa setelah pelaksanaan Facebook-mediated feedback dan tidak ada perbedaan signifikan dalam kualitas menulis siswa berdasarkan dimensi kecemasan menulis yang dominan mereka alami. Selain itu, peneliti menemukan bahwa para murid memberikan feedback positif, negatif, dan konstruktif, namun beberapa feedback mereka masih tidak jelas, tidak spesifik, dan tidak tepat.

The aims of this research are to investigate the students writing quality after being given Facebook-mediated feedback, the differences in the students' writing quality according to the predominant dimension of writing anxiety they suffer from, and the students' feedback on their friends writings. This research was carried out quantitatively and qualitatively and involved thirty-one Intermediate Writing students. The data were collected through writing task and SLWAI and were analyzed using Paired Samples T-Test and ANOVA. The researcher found that there was a significant difference in the students writing quality after the implementation of Facebook-mediated feedback and there were no significant differences in the students' writing quality according to the predominant dimension of writing anxiety they suffer from. Besides, the researcher discovered that the students provided positive, negative, and constructive feedback, yet some of their feedback were still unclear, unspecific, and incorrect.

Keywords: Facebook-mediated feedback, writing anxiety, writing quality.

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