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Authors: Ferry Ardana Putra ; Fika Megawati ; Yuli Astutik ; Vidya Mandarani ; Dian Novita ; Wahyu Taufiq and Dian Rahma Santoso

Affiliation: Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo, Indonesia

ISBN: 978-989-758-343-8

Keyword(s): Blog, writing, interaction.

Abstract: This study aims to investigate the use of blog in English writing activities. Quantitative research with Pre-Experimental One Group Pre-test Post-test was applied to thirty two secondary school students. The result indicated that the blogging activity assisted the students improve their writing ability. Through blog, writing process seemed to be uncomplicated for the students. They could write more easily with various features. They could attach pictures and modify the words directly in addition to changing the theme into more eye-catching look in order to attract the viewers or readers. Commenting online in blog provided the opportunity for peer assessment practice through feedback given to the friends’composition. In a nutshell, blog is an applicable medium for educators in creating communicative online interaction in English language learning.

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Paper citation in several formats:
Putra, F.; Megawati, F.; Astutik, Y.; Mandarani, V.; Novita, D.; Taufiq, W. and Santoso, D. (2018). Blogging: Writing in English with Fun Activities.In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH, ISBN 978-989-758-343-8, pages 5-9. DOI: 10.5220/0007414200050009

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author={Ferry Ardana Putra. and Fika Megawati. and Yuli Astutik. and Vidya Mandarani. and Dian Novita. and Wahyu Taufiq. and Dian Rahma Santoso.},
title={Blogging: Writing in English with Fun Activities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,},
year={2018},
pages={5-9},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007414200050009},
isbn={978-989-758-343-8},
}

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,
TI - Blogging: Writing in English with Fun Activities
SN - 978-989-758-343-8
AU - Putra, F.
AU - Megawati, F.
AU - Astutik, Y.
AU - Mandarani, V.
AU - Novita, D.
AU - Taufiq, W.
AU - Santoso, D.
PY - 2018
SP - 5
EP - 9
DO - 10.5220/0007414200050009

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