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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(2), 123-128
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-2-5
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The Effect of Scientific Approach on Students’ English Achievement for Junior High School Level in Riau Province, Indonesia

Abdullah Hasan1,

1State Islamic University of Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, Indonesia

Pub. Date: February 25, 2018

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Abdullah Hasan. The Effect of Scientific Approach on Students’ English Achievement for Junior High School Level in Riau Province, Indonesia. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(2):123-128. doi: 10.12691/education-6-2-5


The main goal of this study is to determine the effects of the scientific approach through Information Communication Technology (ICT) of curriculum 2013 on students’ English achievement. The research utilized a quasi-experimental study of the pretest - post-test of non-equivalent group design. The participants of the study comprised 160 students and three intact teachers from three Junior High schools in Kampar regency of Riau province. The scientific approach with three aspects of attitude, skill and knowledge competencies through ICT were used for the treatment of the study. Data were collected using pre-test and post-test to measure the students’ English achievement before and after conducting treatments for 12 meetings; then, an observation sheet was administered to investigate the implementation of the scientific approach done by the teachers. Two research questions and four hypotheses were posted in this research. Teaching and learning process of scientific approach through ICT with the strength of attitude, skill and knowledge made the students became more active, creative, effective and joyful learning to achieve the learning objectives. It also made the class became student centered instruction. The findings showed that there were significant effects of the scientific approach through ICT of curriculum 2013 on students’ English achievement.

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