The effect of teacher written feedback towards students’ writing outcomes at first grade of SMA N 1 Natar

Khairun Nisa, Feni Munifatullah, Burhanuddin Burhanuddin


Abstract. The current study investigated the effect of teacher written feedback towards students’ writing outcomes in recount text. The study was a quantitative research which utilized one group pretest-posttest design. 20 first-year students of SMA N 1 Natar were selected to be the experimental group of this research. The data was analyzed by using repeated measure t-test with the significance level p<0.05. The findings revealed a growth in students’ writing outcomes after being given the treatment. The students’ mean score of the pre-test was 61.7 while the post-test pointed out at score 81.6. It showed that there was a significant difference between the students’ writing outcomes before and after the teacher written feedback was given with significant level 0.05. Moreover, grammar or language use was the aspect of writing that improves the most among the other aspects. In sum, it can be inferred that teacher written feedback can be used to help the students’ improve their writing outcomes.


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