Trend on TEFL Research: A Study in English Education Department of IAIN Bukittinggi in the Period of 2015 to 2017

Agustia Fadhila, Irvonny Gustira
2021 Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT-8 2020)   unpublished
This research was conducted due to the problems that were faced by the students of English Education Department of IAIN Bukittinggi. The problem is that students tended to use the same topic on their research. Students did not explore creatively the scope of TEFL, so that they did the same research topic. The design of this research was descriptive quantitative research. The data was gotten through documentation. Sample of this research were 169 thesis abstracts from total population were 182
more » ... esis abstracts. The samples were taken using purposive sampling technique. Researcher served the data into table of the trend on TEFL research. The technique of data analysis was through content analysis. Based on the findings of the research, it was found that the result showed the trend on TEFL research. The trend was then identified into three categories: research topic, target language skill and research method. The findings showed that teaching style or strategy was balance with planning and course design as the trend on research topic (24.85%). Writing was the trend on target language skill (19.52%). Descriptive quantitative was the trend of research method (42.01%).
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.210914.050 fatcat:sc64fvznlvb75dfwsmdmx4u64i