Improving Students’ vocabulary Mastery By Using Blended Learning Model in State Polytechnic Padang

muthia damaiyanti* -  Politeknik Negeri Padang, Indonesia
Indah Sari -  Politeknik Negeri Padang, Indonesia

DOI : 10.24903/sj.v2i1.66

The research aims at improving the vocabulary mastery of students at Padang’s State Polytechnics for the 2015/2016 academic year by applying a blended learning model. Blended learning is an interactive learning model which combines face-to-face  with web-based learning. Vocabulary is a vital sub-skill in mastering a language and thus a suitable topic for a classroom action research (CAR). . The CAR theory applied is by Kemmis, S and McTaggart (2005) and the Blended Learning theory used is by Bersin (2004). The instruments are test, observation, field note and interview. Quantitative data are collected by a test result in which it is used to see how the student’s vocabulary mastery progresses after applying the blended learning model. Qualitative data gathered included observation, field note and interview analyzed descriptively in order to find out the factors affecting student’s vocabulary mastery by implementing blended



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  1. Bersin, J. (2004). The Blended Learning Book: Best Practices, Proven Methodologies and Lessons Learned. San Francisco.
  2. Kemmis, S., & L, R. (1998). The Action Research Planner. (Victoria, Ed.) (3rd ed.). Australia: Deakin University.
  3. Thorne, K. (2003). Blended Learning: How to integrate online and traditional Learning. London: Kogan page.

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Submitted: 2017-02-05
Published: 2017-04-25
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