DISERTASI dan TESIS Program Pascasarjana UM, 2011

Ukuran Huruf:  Kecil  Sedang  Besar

Developing an English Syllabus for the Tenth Grade of the Heavy Equipment Department of the State Vocational High School 1 Singosari. (Thesis)

Sofia Cahyawati

Abstrak


Cahyawati, Sofia, 2011. Developing an English Syllabus for the Tenth Grade of the Heavy Equipment Department of the State Vocational High School 1 Singosari. Thesis. Graduate Program in English Language Education, State University of Malang. Advisors: (I) Prof. Utami Widiati, M.A., Ph.D., (II) Dr. Gunadi Harry Sulistyo, M.A.

Key words: syllabus, development, heavy equipment department, competence-based syllabus, ESP

This study aims at developing an English syllabus for the tenth grade students of Heavy Equipment Department to meet the needs of RSBI students, school demands and industry demands. In addition, the syllabus developed is based on Indonesia education current trend which suggests that character building be included in the English syllabus.

The syllabus development based on perception, suggestion, and information gathered employs a research and development design adapting Borg and Gall's R & D framework with five main stages: a preliminary study realized through need assessment, the syllabus development phase shown through adapting the design development model by Dick and Carey, the validation phase, field-testing, and finalization of the product. The subjects involved in need assessment were the SMK N 1 Singosari Headmaster, the Head of Heavy Equipment Department, two productive teachers, two English teachers, three alumni from heavy equipment industry and six students from the eleventh and twelfth grade of Heavy Equipment Department, while in validation phase the two experts validated the product and provided beneficial input, the two classes of the tenth grade of Heavy Equipment Department and four English teachers were engaged in the field-testing. The data of the needs assessment phase were the basis for developing syllabus in determining indicators and topics and sub topics, selecting materials which were pertinent to the student needs, developing teaching and learning activities, teaching and learning techniques, and assessment, finding out time allocation and source.

The draft of the syllabus validated by experts in the expert judgment phase utilizing a set of questionnaire was field tested. Two macro skills of one basic competence were elaborated into RPP (Lesson Plan). Four English teachers and a staff of the vice principle of the curriculum affairs were involved in the implementation as sources of data. A set of questionnaires was used to collect the data on the strengths and weaknesses of the syllabus. The data were utilized as a basis of quantitative and qualitative feedback for making final revision. The revised syllabus can be applied to the tenth grade students of Heavy Equipment Department and a note provided is taken for improvement.

 

ABSTRAK

Cahyawati, Sofia, 2011. Developing an English Syllabus for the Tenth Grade of the Heavy Equipment Department of the State Vocational High School 1 Singosari. Thesis. Graduate Program in English Language Education, State University of Malang. Advisors: (I) Prof. Utami Widiati, M.A., Ph.D., (II) Dr. Gunadi Harry Sulistyo, M.A

Kata kunci: syllabus, development, heavy equipment department, competence-based syllabus, ESP

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengembangkan silabus pengajaran bahasa Inggris kelas sepuluh jurusan Alat Berat agar silabus yang digunakan oleh siswa kelas sepuluh jurusan Alat Berat sesuai dengan kebutuhan siswa kelas RSBI, tuntutan sekolah dan industry dan perkembangan pendidikan di Indonesia yang mendorong sekolah untuk memasukkan pendidikan karakter dalam silabus bahasa Inggris.

Pengembangan silabus yang berdasarkan persepsi, saran, dan informasi menggunakan rancangan penetilian pengembangan yang dirancang oleh Borg and Gall's R & D dengan 5 tahapan utama yaitu: tahap kajian awal yang dilakukan melalui analisa kebutuhan, tahap pengembangan silabus yang mengadaptasi rancangan pengembangan yang dirancang oleh Dick and Carey, tahap validasi, uji coba, dan hasil akhir. Adapun subjek yang terlibat di analisa kebutuhan dan pengembangan adalah Kepala Sekolah SMK N 1 Singosari, Ketua Jurusan Alat Berat, dua guru produktif, dua guru bahasa Inggris, alumni yang bekerja di industry alat berat, siswa Jurusan Alat Berat kelas sepuluh, sebelas, dan dua belas, sedangkan untuk tahap validasi melibatkan dua pakar yang menvalidasi silabus dan memberikan masukan yang konstruktif, dua kelas sepuluh Jurusan Alat Berat dan empat guru bahasa Inggris dilibatkan di Uji Coba produk. Data dari analisa kebutuhan dijadikan dasar mengembangan silabus untuk menentukan indicator dan topik dan sub topik, memilih materi yang sesuai dengan kebutuhan siswa, mengembangkan kegiatan dan teknik belajar mengajar, evaluasi, menentukan alokasi waktu dan sumber belajar mengajar.

Draft silabus yang telah divalidasi diuji cobakan. Dua makro skill dari satu kompetensi dasar dijabarkan ke dalam Rencana Pelaksanaan Pembelajaran (RPP) kemudian diuji cobakan oleh seorang guru bahasa Inggris. Selama penyusunan RPP empat guru bahasa Inggris dilibatkan untuk mendapatkan data tambahan dengan menggunakan kuesioner untuk mengatahui keunggulan dan kelemahan silabus. Data-data tersebut digunakan sebagai dasar untuk merevisi dan finalisasi silabus. Silabus yang telah direvisi dapat digunakan untuk kelas sepuluh Jurusan Alat Berat dan kolom catatan digunakan untuk perbaikan silabus.