An Analysis of Cognitive Process Dimension in the Reading Test of English Textbook Entitled “Bupena English” for Ninth-Grade Students of Junior High School

Abidin, Zaenol (2022) An Analysis of Cognitive Process Dimension in the Reading Test of English Textbook Entitled “Bupena English” for Ninth-Grade Students of Junior High School. Undergraduate thesis, UIN KH Achmad Siddiq Jember.

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Zaenol Abidin, 2021: An Analysis of Cognitive Process Dimension in the Reading Test of English Textbook Entitled “Bupena English” for Ninth-Grade Students of Junior High School. Keywords: cognitive process dimension, reading test, textbook. One of the materials that should be represented in the English Textbook is the reading test. It is aimed to find the result of the teaching and learning process. Based on preliminary study, the researcher found the student couldn’t remember the material given in the class, and they were lack of vocabulary and unconfident to produce sentences in English. Thus, the reading test in the textbook should be based on the cognitive process dimension of revised Bloom's Taxonomy in increasing the thinking skills. Therefore, it is important to know the category of cognitive processes dimension used in the reading test of an English textbook. There are two research questions in this research, which are: 1) what category of cognitive process dimension is in the reading test of English textbook entitled “Bupena English" for ninth-grade students of junior high school? and 2) what are the types of reading tests in the English textbook entitled "Bupena English for ninth-grade students of junior high school? The objectives of this research are: 1) To find out the category of cognitive process dimension in the reading test of English textbook entitled “Bupena English" for ninth-grade students of junior high school and 2) To find out the types of reading test provided in the English textbook entitled “Bupena English" for ninth-grade students of junior high school. To answer those research questions, the researcher used qualitative as the approach and content analysis as the type in analyzing cognitive processes dimension in the reading test of an English textbook. Document analysis was used in collecting the data. The data of this research was the reading test in an English textbook entitled "Bupena English" for ninth-grade students of junior high school. After analyzing the data, the researcher found some findings. 1) There were six categories of cognitive process dimension found in the reading test of this English textbook. Based on the finding, the most dominant category represented was "understand" category which consist of 322 items or 40%. Remember was 167 items or 21%, apply was 126 items or 16%, analyze was 90 items or 11%, evaluate was 68 items or 9%, and the lowest was create which consist 21 items or 3%. 2) There were seven types of reading tests represented in the English textbook. The most dominant type of reading test was "open-ended and miscellaneous items" which consist 21 times or 27%. The matching test was 10 times or 13%, true or false reading test was 6 times or 8%, multiple choices were 18 times or 23%, completion items was 12 times or 16%, rearrangement items was 2 times or 3%, cloze procedure was 8 times or 10%. There was one of type reading test which didn't represent in the English textbook. It was cursory reading. In addition, the entire reading test was represented by the cognitive process dimension of revised bloom's taxonomy.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mr Zaenol Abidin
Date Deposited: 27 May 2022 03:36
Last Modified: 27 May 2022 03:36
URI: http://digilib.uinkhas.ac.id/id/eprint/6755

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