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The Integration of Character Education into English Subject in MTsN 1 Kota Malang

Fadhila Annisa Nuril

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SUMMARY

Fadhila, Annisa Nuril. 2019. The Integration of Character Education into English Subject in MTsN 1 Kota Malang. Undergraduate Thesis. Department of English. Faculty of Letters. Universitas Negeri Malang. Advisors: (I) Dr. Mirjam Anugerahwati, M. A. (II) Dr. Utari Praba Astuti, M. A.

Key Words: Character education, English subject, integration.

In this era, Indonesian youth are facing character crisis. Violence, drugs consumption, and promiscuity are the examples of behaviors that are portrayed by Indonesian youth. This is a very concerning problem. For this reason, character education is needed to fix the nation character. In the 2013 curriculum, character education is something that becomes the responsibility of all subjects, English included. Thus, this research is aimed to investigate how character education is integrated into English subject and the challenges that English teachers face in the process.

This research was considered as descriptive-qualitative research. The subjects were English teachers of MTsN 1 Kota Malang that have more than five years of teaching experience and have attended workshop related to the 2013 curriculum, vice headmaster of curriculum affairs, and students of MTsN 1 Kota Malang. The instruments used to collect the data were questionnaire for students and interview guide for English teachers andvice headmaster of curriculum affairs.The collected data were then analyzed by using Miles and Hubberman’s descriptive analysis technique. The activities of data analysis were data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing/verification.

The findings of the study showed that five characters that are tolerance, honesty, democratic, discipline, and hard work were integrated into English subject in various ways. The character-education effort to insert those character into English subject in MTsN 1 Kota Malang was considered successful by looking at students’ attitudes in those five values in English class. In their effort in building students’ character, English teachers faced many challenges. The challenges that they faced were coming from themselves, students, parents, or globalization in the form of the advancement of technology and the internet. However, they did not let the challenges hindered their effort in building students’ character. They always try to find solutions for the challenges.

In conclusion, English teachers of MTsN 1 Kota Malang have successfully integrated character education into their lesson. The methods that they used in inserting those characters vary from one English teacher to another. English teachers also faced many challenges in the process of integrating character education into their lesson. However, they always try to find solutions for the challenges in order to ensure that the character education process runs smoothly.