Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP <div style="border: 1px #308EF1 Dashed; padding: 10px; background-color: #a9dcf2; text-align: left;"> <ol> <li><strong>Journal Title</strong>: <a href="https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP">Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education</a></li> <li><strong>Initials</strong>: Journal Compound</li> <li><strong>Frequency</strong>: June and December</li> <li><strong>Print ISSN</strong>: <a href="http://issn.pdii.lipi.go.id/issn.cgi?daftar&amp;1367812275&amp;1&amp;&amp;">2338-4042</a></li> <li><strong>Online ISSN</strong>: <a href="http://issn.pdii.lipi.go.id/issn.cgi?daftar&amp;1596099878&amp;1&amp;&amp;">2747-0091</a></li> <li><strong>Editor in Chief</strong>: -</li> <li><strong>DOI</strong>: -</li> <li><strong>Publisher</strong>: Program Studi Magister Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, Program Pascasarjana, Universitas Palangka Raya</li> </ol> </div> <p style="text-align: left;"><img style="margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 15px; box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px gray; float: left;" src="https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/public/site/images/adminjcp/cover-jcp.png" alt="" width="150" height="213" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Journal COMPOUND publishes articles reflecting contemporary issues in English education, encourages original points of view, fostering research that supports teaching, fostering creativity in curriculum design, and engaging our students in work-related learning</p> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div> <p><strong>Indexed by:</strong></p> <p><a title="Google Scholar" href="https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&amp;user=tviT8voAAAAJ" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/HF7ZRFg/GS.png" alt="" width="150" /></a></p> </div> Program Studi Magister Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, Program Pascasarjana, Universitas Palangka Raya en-US Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education 2338-4042 DEVELOPING ICT-BASED MEDIA FOR TEACHING STRUCTURE ON STUDENTS AT ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM UNIVERSITY OF PALANGKA RAYA https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2435 <p>This research was aimed to develop the ICT-based media for teaching English structure on the students at English education Study Program University of Palangka Raya. This research used Research and Development (R and D). The subject of this research was the students from Basic English Grammar class at English education Study Program University of Palangka Raya. The collected data were analyzed and described qualitatively and quantitatively. The result of data analysis showed that students and the lecturer required relevant media to support the teaching learning activity in COVID-19 pandemic. Considering to those result, the product of this research was the E-learning website named swimsenglishedu.com. The result of expert validation showed that the swimsenglishedu.com were valid. The data obtained from observation showed that the swimsenglishedu.com were helpful for the lecturer to teach English structure. The students were helpful and excited to learn English structure using it. The hypothesis testing that conducted to measure the effectiveness of the developed media also showed that there was a significance effect of swimsenglishedu.com at Basic English Grammar Class of English Education Study Program University of Palangka Raya. The lecturer also could make the swimsenglishedu.com as one of the references media in teaching English structure. Keywords: ICT-Based Media, Structure</p> Dwima Putra Usop Maria Luardini Natalina Asi Copyright (c) 2020 Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education 2021-02-28 2021-02-28 8 2, DECEMBER 88 94 THE TEACHING OF INTEGRATED ENGLISH PRODUCTIVE SKILLS THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING PROJECT IN THE PANDEMIC COVID-19 AT UNIVERSITY OF PALANGKA RAYA https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2436 <p>This research is a digital storyteller compilation project with English-based Computer Information Technology (ICT) instruction to promote the teaching of integrated English productive skills during the Covid-19 Pandemic which was carried out in the Semester 1 Student Class of the Forestry Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Palangka Raya University in the Academic Year 2020/2021. The purpose of this research is to find solutions to improve integrated English productive skills in the form of writing and speaking skills through making short films using computer information technology. These productive skills are in accordance with those mandated in the Indonesian National Qualifications Framework (KKNI) Higher Education Curriculum which demands the responsibility of educators to present professional learning to produce quality graduates, and who are able to adapt to their environment, especially in the industrial era 4.0. during the covid-19 pandemic. The Higher Education Curriculum is an institutional mandate capable of producing graduates (learning outcomes) which include new literacy abilities including data literacy and technology literacy. This type of research is a project which consists of several stages, namely: (1) topic selection, (2) design, (3) development, (4) evaluation, and (5) publication. The results of this digital storytelling project can then be accessed at www.youtube.com. Digital storytelling projects are also believed to be able to: (a) make students feel happy during teaching, (b) increase student participation in the teaching process, (c) improve student writing skills, (d) improve student skills in describing places, procedures, and so on. others orally, and (e) improve students' ICT literacy skills. Keywords: digital, storytelling, projects, productive, skills, covid-19</p> Misrita Misrita Yetrie Ludang Angelika Dhea Irine Imam Qalyubi Copyright (c) 2020 Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education 2021-02-28 2021-02-28 8 2, DECEMBER 95 102 THE SOURCES OF LANGUAGE ANXIETY IN PUBLIC SPEAKING AMONG DAYAKESE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2437 <p>This research was done to investigate the sources of language anxiety in public speaking and to find out the students’ ways to reduce their anxiety among Dayakese students of semester 4 class A English Education Study Program in the University of Palangka Raya. open-ended questionnaire, observation, and interview as the main of the data. Twenty one of Dayakese students as participants. They filled out 9 items of questionnaire and interview was done with 6 items related ways to reduce their anxiety. The observation was done related to students behavior while speaking performance. The result from open-ended questionnaire show that most of the students suffered from anxiety in public speaking performance because of the aspects of self-related, lecturer-related, classmates-related, and the material-related. The result of interview show that students had their own ways to reduce their anxiety which are mental and physical. Mentally, they prepared and asked their classmates to help them speak well by giving comments and suggestions. Physically, they did relaxation and be confidence before doing speaking performance. The result of observation participants went blank and lost utterences during speaking performance. Besides that, lower voice, unclear pronounciation, unnecessary movements, and dry mouth were show students behavior during speaking performance. Key words: language anxiety, public speaking, sources.</p> Ahmad Nurwanto Elanneri Karani Wahjuningsih Usadiati Copyright (c) 2020 Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education 2021-02-28 2021-02-28 8 2, DECEMBER 103 111 IMPROVING STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN WRITING PROCEDURE TEXT THROUGH MIND MAPPING TECHNIQUE USING PICTURE SERIES AT CLASS XI OF SMKN 1 KAMIPANG https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2438 <p>The present research aimed at finding out how mind mapping using picture series can make students interested in teaching and learning process of writing and finding out whether the application of mind mapping using picture series could improve students’ skill in writing procedure text at class XI SMKN 1 Kamipang in the Academic Year 2019-2020. To reach the aims of the research, the researcher used a classroom action research design where the researcher asked the students’ responses and did action research with the application of mind mapping using picture series for the students to write procedure text. There were 17 participants in the research which consisted of 8 females and 9 males. The present research was conducted in two cycles. The results of the finding showed that (1) mind mapping using picture series made the students interested to learn English writing. Before the actions were conducted, the students were less motivated in the teaching and learning process. After the implementation of the actions, they were more enthusiastic to get involved in the teaching and learning process. They became active and paid attention during the lesson. Besides, the students were autonomous in learning without depending on their friend’s works in doing the tasks; (2) The application of mind mapping using picture series can improve students’ skill in writing procedure text at class XI SMKN 1 Kamipang in the Academic Year 2019-2020. Based on the calculation of the percentage, the students who achieved score 65 and more were 100 %. It was higher than 80%. It can be concluded that the classroom action research was categorized successfully. In conclusion, the application of mind mapping using picture series can make the students interested in learning English writing and it also can improve the students’ writing skill of procedure text. Keywords: Mind mapping, picture series, writing procedure text</p> Kitri Rahmanti Wahjuningsih Usadiati Elanneri Karani Copyright (c) 2020 Journal Compound : Improving the Quality of English Education 2021-02-28 2021-02-28 8 2, DECEMBER 112 120 THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LITERACY ACTIVITY ON STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION OF DESCRIPTIVE TEXT OF THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS AT SMP NEGERI 3 PALANGKA RAYA IN SCHOOL YEAR 2019/2020 https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2439 <p>This research was conducted through a descriptive qualitative method to find out the implementation of literacy activities on students' reading of descriptive text of the ninth grade students at SMP Negeri 3 Palangka Raya. The research wanted to know the process of literacy activities in two classes, i.e. the ninth grade room seven and the ninth grade room eight by using observation sheets, questionnaire, field notes obtained from the students’ journals, and tasks of reading comprehension. The results show that: 1) the literacy activities of the ninth (IX) grade room seven and ninth (IX) grade room eight of SMP Negeri 3 Palangka Raya were done at the time of implementation, place of implementation, types of activities, types of the title of description text and follow-up activities as follows: the timing for the implementation of literacy activity was on time according to the schedule. All students carried out the literacy activities and they started recording literacy activities in their journals. The sources of the texts that read by the students were English Textbooks containing the English Descriptive Texts to be read until finish. The process of reading for literacy activities was centralized, i.e. at the ninth (IX) grade room seven and ninth (IX) grade room eight of SMP Negeri 3 Palangka Raya; 2) The description of the students in their reading habits of the ninth (IX) grade students room seven and the ninth (IX) grade students room eight room were written in the field – notes (Students’ Journal). The description included date or day of the literacy activity, title or writer of the text, page of the text, date, and comments written by the students in Indonesian language in based on the Minister of Education of Republic Indonesia’s version and completed with the summary; 3) the problems faced by the students of the Ninth (IX-7) Grade Room Seven and the Ninth (IX-8) Grade Room Eight in SMP Negeri 3 Palangka Raya were stated in medium, hard, and very hard columns about the reading comprehension texts used in literacy activities, and these problems were used as references for the English teachers to evaluate again the students’ reading comprehension of English descriptive text; and 4) from the 26 students’ scores of the ninth (IX) grade room seven and 24 students in the ninth (IX) grade room eight who followed the post-literacy reading comprehension task, there was 4% or only 1 student in each room who has completed and fulfilled the criteria of minimum of mastery or KKM. Keywords: Literacy, descriptive text, reading comprehension</p> Zulfikar Hamzah Elanneri Karani Wahjuningsih Usadiati Copyright (c) 2021 2021-02-28 2021-02-28 8 2, DECEMBER 121 126 TEACHING VOCABULARY BY USING FLASHCARD MEDIA AT THE FIFTH GRADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL https://e-journal.upr.ac.id/index.php/JCP/article/view/2440 <p>The aims of this research is to describe the teaching vocabulary by using flash cards media at the five grade students of SDN Pasar lama 3 Banjarmasin. It is conducted to know how the implementation of flash cards on the teaching English media in vocabulary with using word flashcards and picture flash cards by the teacher. The researcher will teach in V B class. It is caused the teacher choose this class to the researcher. This class consist of 32 students. The research design is descriptive qualitative research. The result of research is found that the students’ problem in using word flashcard media in teaching and learning process in the classroom with 32 students. there are 10 students who get score 60 or average. They still have difficulty with using word flash cards. and the second observation, the teacher used picture flashcard media in teaching and learning process in the classroom with 32 students. The all students understand the meaning in the picture flashcard shown by the teacher. The teacher give students score is very good with 70 - 100 score because the students can pass the KKM (Kriteria Ketuntasan Minimal). Based on the result, the researcher suggested that the students should learn more about vocabulary with using flash cards. Keywords: flashcard, qualitative, vocabulary</p> Rahmayanti Rahmayanti Maria Luardini Natalina Asi Copyright (c) 2021 2020-12-29 2020-12-29 8 2, DECEMBER 127 131