ENHANCING VOCABULARY MASTERY THROUGH DIGITAL STORYTELLING: A PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION

Authors

  • Nenden Sri Rahayu Universitas Bale Bandung
  • Ghina Halimatus Sya’diyah Ramdan Universitas Bale Bandung

Keywords:

Teaching Vocabulary, Digital Storytelling

Abstract

The paper entitled Enhancing Vocabulary Mastery through Digital Storytelling: A Pedagogical Approach in Language Education. This research focused on teaching vocabulary using digital storytelling. The subject of this research are the nineth grade students of SMPN 1 Cimaung. The population of this research is the IX-A grade of SMPN 1 Cimaung, with 34 students. In conducting this research, the researcher collected the data from the class that was carried out through pre-test, post-test, and questionnaire. The result showed that in significance degree of 0.05, the value comparison is (3.180 > 2.045). It means that t0 (t-observation) is higher that tt (t-table). It could be said that t-test was higher in the than t-table. So, the null hypothesis (Ho) is rejected and alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted, stating that digital storytelling is effective for teaching vocabulary at the third grades students at SMPN 1 Cimaung. The result of questionnaire showed that most student agreed that using digital storytelling improve their vocabulary, and can make students be more active in class. In other words, they gave positive response, they enjoyed using digital storytelling to improve their vocabulary mastery.

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Published

2023-10-11