The Students’ Perceptions of National Examination Washback: A Case Study at MTS Daarul ‘Ulya Metro

Al-Ta lim Journal

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Title The Students’ Perceptions of National Examination Washback: A Case Study at MTS Daarul ‘Ulya Metro
 
Creator Madkur, Ahmad; Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro
Irwansyah, Dedi; Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro
 
Subject Washback; national examination; students’ perceptions
 
Description Studies on washback of testing have been recently conducted. This demonstrates that there is a growing awareness that testing can have consequences beyond just the classroom. For one decade, Ministry of Education in Indonesia has administered National Examination (NE) as the standardized test for passing grade requirement. In spite of its good aim, NE has become one of controversial issues among educators, students and even parents. Some say yes while some others say no. This paper was mainly attempted to display some impacts, not all, of NE toward the test takers, the students. A qualitative research was employed where the data taken from observation and questionnaires to 20 students. The result of the study showed that most of the students felt unconfident with their score in National Examination due to the fact that their English competence was considered low. However, the difficulty of NE did not significantly affect their studying English language. In other words, the washback of NE on their study was negative.
 
Publisher Institut Agama Islam Negeri Imam Bonjol Padang
 
Contributor
 
Date 2018-07-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.tarbiyahiainib.ac.id/index.php/attalim/article/view/405
10.15548/jt.v25i2.405
 
Source Al-Ta lim Journal; Vol 25, No 2 (2018); 153-162
AT-TA'LIM; Vol 25, No 2 (2018); 153-162
2355-7893
1410-7546
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.tarbiyahiainib.ac.id/index.php/attalim/article/view/405/271
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Al-Ta lim Journal
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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