Drama in Enhancing Motivation of Non-English Department Students: Computer Science Students

Dewi, Puspita and Yuliatin, Riyana Rizki and Muhid, Abdul Drama in Enhancing Motivation of Non-English Department Students: Computer Science Students. METATHESIS: JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE AND TEACHING.


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Teaching English for the non-English Department has a huge challenge. Most of the students are in low motivation to learn a foreign language including English because they are more interested in their main subject than the supported subject. They assumed that English is difficult and complicated so that they have a low desire to learn the subject. It affects their competences and performances, therefore another creative method is crucial to be implemented in the classroom. One of the solutions is creating fun learning of English final project. This research aims to identify whether drama can build their motivation and interest to speak and learn English. Drama can be performed by the students in groups and create stories based on their creativity. The research method used is qualitative by interviewing some of the students and the quantitative research methods by distributing a questionnaire. The research results show that most of the students stated that learning English through drama has a positive effect on their motivation, it is more than 45% of the students agree that drama encourage them to learn English. It is expected that drama can be implemented in the classroom to enhance students’ motivation in the first semester of the year.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: drama, motivation, English language teaching, non- English department
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: M.Pd Puspita Dewi
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2023 01:27
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2023 01:27
URI: http://repository.universitasbumigora.ac.id/id/eprint/2611

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