Evaluation of English on Sky 3 Textbook

Syahruramadhani, Sri and Irmawati, R.A. Noer Doddy (2016) Evaluation of English on Sky 3 Textbook. [Artikel Dosen] (In Press)

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This research evaluated the English on Sky 3 textbook used by Grade IX for Junior High School, which was evaluated by the ESL Teachers of the University of Saint Anthony Philippines. Specifically, it sought answers to the following questions: (1) What are the

results of the teacher’s evaluation along: a) Content; b) objective; c) level of difficulty;
d) illustration and lay out?; (2) What are the strength and weaknesses of the textbook? (3) What enhanced learning activities can be designed based on the results of evaluation?

Based on the summary and findings of the study, the following conclusions were drawn: (1) The English on Sky 3 textbook used by the teacher and students was evaluated based on the standard/criteria on textbook evaluation on content majority of the ESL teachers rated the book as suited to the abilities of the students. As to the objective in writing the book it develops skills in the three learning domain. And along the level of difficulty the book presents clarity in the direction, concretized the concept presented and can be done or completed independently in pairs or in teams and lastly as to the illustration and layout the textbook presents the visual images further facilitate ease of understanding on the part of the learners or readers as majority of the students are visual learners. (2) The strengths are the positive points of the book as it adheres to the criteria on textbook evaluation as to content the book has a strong points on the following; the content are suited to the abilities of the students and the book is relevant to the subject while the weak points are on logical arrangement of the book. And the book activities moderately invite inquiry, curiosity and critical thinking and objectives are moderately consistent with the objectives. (3) The proposed Enhanced learning activities entitled “Enhanced Learning Activities in English” was crafted based on the weaknesses of the evaluated textbook “English on Sky 3” published by Erlangga.

Keywords: Textbook, Textbook Evaluation, English on Sky 3

Item Type: Artikel Dosen
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan) > S2-Masters in English Education (S2-Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris)
Depositing User: M.Pd. B.I. ARUM PRIADI
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2020 19:36
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2020 13:37
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/20830

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