Investigating the Professional Competency and Reflective Practices of State Islamic Primary School English Teachers

  • Hery Rahmat UIN Mataram
Keywords: Reflective Practice; Professional Competency; English Teachers

Abstract

Continuous teacher reflection is part of the teachers’ education literature. However, in practice, teachers rarely carry out self-reflection processes to make a number of improvements toward their professional performance. This research aimed to know (1) the professional competency of State Primary Islamic School (MIN) English teachers in Mataram in conducting learning process; (2) the reflective practice of these teachers to improve their professional competencies in conducting learning process. This is a qualitative descriptive research as it describes data of the professional competency and the reflective practice of State Primary Islamic School (MIN) English teachers in Mataram in conducting learning process. To collect data, the reseracher uses observation, interview and dokumentation. The research informen are MIN headmasters,  English language teachers, and some students. The data analysis technique used (1) data reduction; (2) data verification; and (3) Conclusion. The reserach result showed that (1)  the professional competency of State Primary Islamic School (MIN) English teachers in Mataram in conducting learning process is good enough. It is indicated through implementation of three learning activities (Introduction Activity, Main Activity, and Closing Activity) with the supported activities; (2) There are 3 types of reflective practice done by English teachers of State Primary Islamic School (MIN) in Mataram through learning process namely (a) the use of learning media; (b) the addition of exercise score; and (c) the chianging of exercise content.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Deff, A. (1968). Teach english. British: Cambridge University Press.
Arsyad, A. (2011). Media pembelajaran. Jakarta: PT. Rajagrafindo Persada.
Beijaard, D., Meijer, P. C.; & Verloop, N. (2004). Reconsidering Research on Teachers' Professional Identity, Teacher and teacher education, Volume 20, Nomor 2, 2004, 107-128.
Rahman, B. (2014). Refleksi Diri dan Peningkatan Profesionalisme Guru. Jurnal Pedagogia. Vol. 1 Tahun 2014. FKIP UNS.
Bowman, B. Self-Reflection as an Element of Professionalism. (1989). The Teachers College Record, 90(3), 444-451..
Cameron, L. (2003). Teaching languages to young learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sudjana, D. (2010). Pendidikan nonformal: Wawasan sejarah perkembangan filsafat dan teori pendukung serta azas. Bandung: Falah Prodution.
Depdiknas. (2006). Peraturan Menteri Nomor 23 Tahun 2006 Tentang Standar Kompetensi Lulusan.
Siswoyo, et.al. (2007). Ilmu pendidikan. Yogyakarta: UNY Press.
Mulyasa, E. (2007). Standar kompetensi dan sertifikasi guru. Bandung: Rodakarya.
Paraba, H. (2000). Wawasan tugas tenaga guru dan pembina PAI. Jakarta: Rosdakarya.
Harmer, J. (2007). The practice of English language teaching (4th ed.). Essex: Pearson Education Limited.
Harsono dan Sofyan Arif. (2010). Pengembangan profesionalisme guru. Surakarta: FKIP-UMS.
Howard, T.C. (2003). Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Ingredients for Critical Teacher Reflection. Theory into Practice; Summer 2003; 42, 3.
Isjoni. (2008). Guru sebagai motivator perubahan, Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.
Korthagen, F., & Vasalos, (2005). A. Levels in Reflection: Core Reflection as a Means to Enhance Professional Growth. Teachers and Teaching, 11(1), 47-71.
Kothari, C.R. (2004). Research methodology, method and technique, (2nd revised ed.). New Delhi; New Age International (P) Ltd., Publishers.
Lang, Q. C., & Wong, A.F.L. (2006). Engaging beginning teachers. Singapore: Pearson Education Ltd.
Loughran, J.J. (2005). Developing reflective practice: Learning about teaching and learning through modelling. Bristol: Falmer Press.
M. Nasir Usman, (2012). Manajemen peningkatan mutu kinerja guru: Konsep, teori dan model. Jakarta: Cipta Pustaka Media.
Moleong, L.J. (1993). Metodologi penelitian kualitatif. Bandung: Remaja Rosdakarya.
McKay, S.L. (2002). The reflective teacher: A guide to classroom research. RELC Portfolio Series 3. Singapore: SEAMEO RELC.
McMillan, J.H. & Schumacher, S. (2001). Research in education: A conceptual introduction (5th ed.). New York: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.
Mulyasa. (2008). Standar kompetensi sertifikasi guru. Bandung: Remaja Rosdayakarya.
Nasution, S. (1998). Metode penelitian naturalistik kualitatif. Bandung: Tarsito.
Nunan, D. (1992). Research methods in language learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Oemar Hamalik. (2002). Pendidikan guru berdasarkan pendekatan kompetensi. Jakarta: Bumi Aksara.
Richards, J.C., & Lockhart, C. (1996). Reflective teaching in Second Language classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Samana. (1994). Profesionalisme keguruan. Yogyakarta: Kanisius.
Hawanti, S. (2014). Implementing Indonesia’s English Language Teaching Policy in Primary Schools: The Role of Teachers’ Knowledge and Beliefs. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2014.
Sardiman, A.M, (2000). Interaksi dan motivasi belajar mengajar. Jakarta: Raja Grafindo Persada.
Shin, J.K. (2006). Ten Helpful Ideas for Teaching English To Young Learners. English Teaching Forum, 44(2): 2-7. 2006.
Sugiyono, (2012). Metode penelitian pendidikan: Pendekatan kuantitatif, kualitatif, dan R&D. Bandung: Alfabeta.
_______ (2013). Metode Penelitian kualitatif, kuantitatif, dan metode kombinasi. Yogyakarta: Alfabeta.
Sukanti. (2008). Meningkatkan Kompetensi Guru melalui Pelaksanaan Tindakan Kelas. Jurnal Pendidikan Akutansi Indonesia, Vol. VI, No. 1.
Suyanto, K.K.E. (2007). Buku materi pokok: English for children. Tangerang: Penerbit Universitas Terbuka.
Tairab, Hassan H. (2003). The Role of Reflection in Facilitating Pre-service Primary School Teachers’ Professional Growth Journal of Faculty of Education. United Arab Emirates University Year 18- Issue NO. 20 2003
Winataputra, dkk. (2003). Strategi belajar mengajar. Jakarta: Pusat Penerbitan Universitas Terbuka.
Undang-Undang Nomor 19 Tahun 2005 Tentang Guru dan Dosen
Ur, P.A (1996). Course in language teaching: Practice and theory Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Utami, L. (2015). Pengembangan Kompetensi Profesional Guru melalui Collaborative Study Group (CSG). Seminar Nasional Pendidikan UNS & ISPI Jawa Tengah
Wallace, M. J. (1991) Training foreign language teachers. A reflective approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Published
2018-12-17
How to Cite
Rahmat, H. (2018). Investigating the Professional Competency and Reflective Practices of State Islamic Primary School English Teachers. EDULANGUE, 1(2), 83-99. https://doi.org/10.20414/edulangue.v1i2.304