THE OBSTACLES ON WRITING THESIS PROPOSAL FACED BY ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDENTS OF IAIN SURAKARTA IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2013/2014

Azizatuzzahroh, Aulia Ulfa and Dr., Imroatus Solikhah, M.Pd (2018) THE OBSTACLES ON WRITING THESIS PROPOSAL FACED BY ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDENTS OF IAIN SURAKARTA IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2013/2014. skripsi thesis, IAIN SURAKARTA.

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Aulia Ulfa Azizatuzzahroh. 2018. The Obstacles on Writing Thesis Proposal Faced by English Education Students of IAIN Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2013/2014. Thesis. English Education Department, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty, The State Islamic Institute of Surakarta. Advisor : Dr. Imroatus Solikhah, M.Pd Key words : Obstacle, Writing, Thesis Proposal. Thesis proposal is students’ written plan for conducting their research study as one of the requirements for completing their study which is written in English. However, the process of writing a proposal is difficult for beginner graduate writers who have little experience in academic writing, especially those having to write in their second language (L2). The aims of this research were: (1) To find out the stages in writing thesis proposal experienced by English Education students (2) To find out the problems in writing thesis proposal faced by English Education students, and (3) To find out the possible factor affecting the problem in writing thesis proposal faced by English Education students. The researcher uses descriptive method with qualitative approach. The participants of the research were the English Education Students of IAIN Surakarta in Academic Year of 2013/2014 who were on process of writing the thesis proposal. There are 43 students. The researcher collected data from observation, interview and questionnaire. After that, the researcher checked the trustworthiness of data questionnaire by comparing to the data from interview. She used theory by Khuriyah (2016) and Brown (2007) to analyze the data. The result finding showed that: first, the students’ stages of writing thesis proposals are; first proposes the titles, second appointing advisor, third writing the front division, fourth writing introduction, fifth writing theoretical review, sixth writing research methodology, and the last writing bibliography. Second, the four major problems faced by the students in writing thesis proposal are; first background of the study, second review on the theory, third bibliography and the last is trustworthiness. Third, the four major factors that affect the students’ problems in writing thesis proposal are; motivation (Psychological Factor), addition, omission, substitution and ordering (linguistic factor), communicative competence (sociocultural factor) and risk taking (psychological factor). Then it is suggested for the students to find the way of writing a thesis proposal in English correctly and improve the academic writing; and for the lecturer or advisor regardless to the teaching of academic writing at university level to help students understand better and solve the problem in writing a thesis proposal.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 420 English and Old English
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2019 01:49
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 01:49
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/3132

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