DISERTASI dan TESIS Program Pascasarjana UM, 2016

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Perception on Ideal EFL Teachers of Undergraduate English Students across Achievement and Socio-Economic Background

Mostafa Ali Salem Kulaib

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ABSTRACT

 

Kulaib, Mostafa. 2016. Perception on Ideal EFL Teachers of Undergraduate English Students across Achievement and Socio-Economic Background. Thesis. Graduate Program in English Language Teaching, State University of Malang. Advisors: (I) Prof. Dr. Gunadi H Sulistyo, M.A. (II) Dr. Sintha Tresnadewi, M.Pd.

Keywords: ideal teacher, undergraduate students, achievement, socio-economic

During teaching a foreign language, many aspects need to be considered in order to reach the highest level of knowledge comprehension by the students, one of these aspects is understanding the students themselves. A successful EFL teacher is the one whose concern is to understand his/her students' needs and expectations.

This study attempts to investigate the perception on ideal EFL teacher as seen from students' eyes across their achievement and socio-economic levels. This study employed a quantitative descriptive design by using a questionnaire as the instrument for data collection. The population of this study was from two state universities and one private university. There were 120 respondents who participated in this study.

 

The result of this study showed students' tendency of what features they like to see in their teachers. Students across their different socio-economic levels tend to value similar features. In line with that, students with a high level of achievement significantly valued the ideal teacher as well, in particular, the respondents assigned high value to features like, being expert in their fields, using technology, variation use of techniques, reducing students tension or anxiety, patience, creativity, flexibility, explaining according to students' levels, and using modern assessment methods.