Web-Based Literature: Displaying Students’ Response to Short Story

Inderawati, Rita (2007) Web-Based Literature: Displaying Students’ Response to Short Story. In: The 55th Teflin International Conference. Teflin International. ISBN 978-979-17336-0-1

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    This paper is a report of a research in progress. The purpose of the paper is to investigate English study program students in making use of website to display their response toward literary works. The inquiry also covers a new paradigm of literary appreciation, the application of reader response strategy and visual symbol response. The paradigm combines both responses in order to sharpen cognitive, affective, and psychomotor aspects which are very essential in learning process. This paper will also elaborate the procedure of displaying students’ response. This paper highlights the use of media and technology in appreciating literary works. After reading certain and similar short story available in many websites, the students can comment on it. They, then, apply the reader response strategy in order to express their personal response and deep feeling toward the characters of the story. Lecturer provides them with a special website to be their spot to comment on each other. Ultimately, their appreciations are able to be responded by other visitors. It is a qualitative study. The data entailed are taken by observing and interviewing. These instruments facilitate the researcher to dig up deeply the sample’s way of appreciating literary works, their interest of responding short stories by applying the new paradigm, and of displaying the stories in special website. The study is analyzed qualitatively. A content analysis is conducted in answering the research questions.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: web-based literature, literary work, reader response, visual symbol, website
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education > English Language Education
    Depositing User: Sujianto Sujianto
    Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2013 13:40
    Last Modified: 28 Sep 2013 13:40
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/2731

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