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The Contribution Of Dialogue Journal Toward Students' Engagement In Writing Class

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Ida Yulianawati. Mursid Saleh, Januarius Mujiyanto, Djoko Sutopo



Dialogue journal, English language teaching, students' engagement, writing



Writing is one of the most crucial skills in English language teaching and has become widely researched worldwide in the past few decades. Meanwhile, students' engagement predicts subsequent achievement and success in school. This research aimed at investigating the students' engagement of dialogue journal in writing class. The participants of this study were fourth-semester students of the English Department of Wiralodra University. A qualitative study was set out to meet the purpose of the study. The study showed that students had a positive emotional engagement in some aspects of learning by implementing dialogue journal in writing class. In other words, students had positive attitude and attachment toward learning activities. The data from observation also showed that the students have positive behavior engagement during the learning activity. The third finding showed that the students had positive cognitive engagement toward learning activities by implementing dialogue journals. The result of the study suggests that the dialogue journal had a positive impact on writing class.



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