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UTAMAX : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
ISSN : 26850540     EISSN : 26854252     DOI : https://doi.org/10.31849
Core Subject : Education,
Utamax: This is International journal publishing about education matters that covers a broad spectrum in education, aiming to build bridges between research and policy and to address issues of concern to the different levels and types of education, transversal topics and ‘big issues’ for policy agendas. This includes an active and on-going discussion of national and international education policy. The Journal welcomes cross-disciplinary approaches within the education sector and with other sectors. ULTIMAX is a triannual publication journal, published every March, July and November every year. It is a multidisciplinary journal, committed to no single approach, discipline, methodology or paradigm. It is concerned with teaching and teacher education in general and devoted to all concerned with Education.
Articles 68 Documents
Exploring Quantity and Diversity of Informal Digital Learning of English (IDLE): A Review of Selected Paper Yudar, Ratih Saltri; Nursafira, Mutia Sari; Gowasa, Nofita Sari
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
Publisher : LPPM Universitas Lancang Kuning. Pekanbaru. Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (453.133 KB) | DOI: 10.31849/utamax.v1i1.2551

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This article reviews research on informal digital English (IDLE) learning that has increased in the field of English language teaching to other language speakers and computer-assisted language learning written by Ju Seong Lee (2019), entitled Quantity and Diversity of informal digital learning of English published by Language Learning & Technology. This present paper uses descriptive qualitative analysis in an attempt to understand how the quantity and diversity of IDLE can make a unique contribution to the English language outcomes of EFL learners from the researcher's perspective. Lee uses hierarchical linear regression analysis to show that IDLE Quantity, Age, and Major are significant predictors of two affective variables (Confidence and Pleasure), while IDLE Diversity and Major significantly predict productive language outcomes (Speaking and Productive Vocabulary Knowledge), score in the standard English Test (TOEIC), and one affective variable (Lack of Anxiety). This present article aims to review and discuss the findings on the strengths and the weaknesses found in Lee’s 2019 article. The article Lee made seems to possess a clear flow on how to explain these two types of education and make this article easy to understand. Therefore, the replication of Lee’s research is easy enough for similar research purposes.
Using Video as Media of Teaching in English Language Classroom: Expressing Congratulation and Hopes Kamelia, Kamelia
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
Publisher : LPPM Universitas Lancang Kuning. Pekanbaru. Indonesia

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This research was design in descriptive qualitative research. The data was collected and analyzed from several related of literature on the application of videos in English classroom around the globe. This study stands its objectives and sees video as one of the effective media that can make students more enjoyed process teaching and learning. This study recorded that many research has proved on the effectiveness of using video as media for students, especially the EFL classroom. It seems using videos can give a relaxing situation for students in learning English. It also can make students more active and easy to understand the material since the video contains pictures and audio that causes students to see the material directly. These recent studies also share the teaching procedure used by the researcher/teacher when conducting teaching and learning activities in the class which are seems divided into three steps, e.g., Pre-activity, main activity, and activity of the last post. The analysis recommends the teacher, as a model should have planning systematically what teacher should do during teaching and learning process to deliver good material.
WhatsApp Application in English Language Teaching (ELT) Context: Media to Describe People Afsyah, Syarifah
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
Publisher : LPPM Universitas Lancang Kuning. Pekanbaru. Indonesia

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Learning media is a vehicle and delivery of information or learning messages to students who can help teachers improve student achievement. Learning media always develops, along with technological developments. This study aims to analyze the function of learning media using WhatsApp in learning material describing people can support improving vocabulary in students that can be used in the learning process of teaching English in Senior High School. WhatsApp media can be used according to the level of student needs and material to be delivered. This type of research is a literature review by gathering sources of information and data from written documents in the form of articles, journals, and books. The conclusion of the study is the existence of the benefits of WhatsApp media that can be used by teachers for learning English in senior high school from simple material to complex material by utilizing technological developments and advancements.
Early Childhood Education and Its Correlation with Crime: A Review Anwar, Anwar; Derin, Tatum
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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This article reviews the new evidence offered by Jorge Luis García, James J. Heckman and Anna L. Ziff's paper entitled "Early Childhood Education and Crime." The paper showcased the impact of crime reduction from high-quality intensive early childhood programs. Its distinct advantage from other similar research attempts is it's long-term follow-up. The data collected were evaluated by randomized controlled trials, and this present article is interested in reviewing the results using a descriptive qualitative method. It is found, proportionally, more women than men reduce their criminal activities after participating in this program. Gender influences the experiences, giving a difference because the home environment of disadvantaged families that are mainly benefited by this program is typically worse for girls. This program of educating children with the particular purpose of shaping their morality and understanding of good and bad gives a suitable scope for better improvement by the program. For both sexes, the effect of treatment is greater for disadvantaged children, as measured by the education given by their mothers.
YouTube as a Media in English Language Teaching (ELT) Context: Teaching Procedure Text Nasution, Abdul Khaliq Rasyid
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (340.158 KB) | DOI: 10.31849/utamax.v1i1.2788

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Media is the one of tools that can help teacher in teaching and learning process in a class, especially in EFL classrooms. There are two kinds of media, such as visual and audio.In this article, the writer wants to use video as media in teaching-learning process, especially videos in YouTube. YouTube isn’t only have about fun videos, in YouTube can also use as learning media, in there we also can find so many education videos in every level, start from beginner, intermediate, and also for advanced level. In line with that, the writer wants to give video about how to make or do something or the other word we can say it “procedure”. The learning outcome is to make the students know about procedure text, especially in how to make and how to identify. Then, this article also wants to know YouTube is useful or not as learning media if we make it to support us in teaching and learning process.
Teaching the Narrative Texts Using Animation Video: Raising Students’ Skills on Reading Comprehension Munawaroh, Siti
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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This study aims to answer the problem of whether animated videos improve reading skills in understanding language features, find real and detailed information, and take moral values in narrative texts in the classroom. The author uses classroom action research. The tools used to collect data are observation sheets, field notes, and tests. In cycle one to cycle three, the author uses animated videos as a medium to improve reading comprehension in understanding language features, finding real and detailed information, and taking moral values in narrative texts. The author uses animated videos with the activity of showing printed images of animated video stories and giving unknown words to improve students' ability to understand the narrative text language features. The author uses animated videos with predictive activities, confirmations, class discussions, and tests to improve students' ability to find real and detailed information. The author uses animated videos by reviewing each character and finding real and detailed information to improve students' ability to take moral values from narrative texts.
Learning from “Totto-chan: the Little Girl at the Window”: An Educational Perspective from Japanese Author Permeiswari, Sadhya
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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The novel “Totto-chan: The Little Girl at the Window” is a novel which some parts of its story reflects concept of education that is unique and different. The concept education in this novel related with educational value according to Moleong perspective. Therefore, this research is mainly purposed to search about what are the educational values found in Tottochan: The Little Girl at the Window”? and how educational values appear in “Tottochan: The Little Girl at the Window” based on Moleong perspective. This research is qualitative one by using content analysis method. Two data sources were chosen the primary data source is the novel itself and the secondary data are books, literature, official websites and other relevant materials. In general, the result found educational values contained in the novel based on Moleong perspective. By this research, it is expected that teachers can implement the positive things that exist in this study and in the novels at school and also encourage students’ interest in literature.
Teaching EFL Students Using Selected Media: Offline Video Taken From YouTube Yusuf, Rohandi
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (354.722 KB) | DOI: 10.31849/utamax.v2i1.2909

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English is a foreign language that must be studied, there are four skills that students must master, namely writing, speaking, reading and pronunciation. The development of technology in the learning process of teachers is required to use media not only using books, markers, or other things that are not related to technology that will make teachers or students miss technological development. The current era of globalization is a lot of media or tools for teaching teachers, namely using smartphones, laptops, one of them is a website, application, social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Line or other social media, and the last is YouTube. In this study we use YouTube offline video as a teaching media process. Using the media in the learning process and YouTube include new media or ways in the learning process and using YouTube definitely brings impact. Of course a positive impact for students or teachers in the learning process. This study will tell so much about the use of YouTube as a medium for teacher learning in learning English.
Teaching Narrative Text in Junior High School: Digital Story Telling in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Context Shasqia, Mutiara
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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Current learning perspective is a process of giving learners to have the ability or skills in an innovative learning situation. In learning English, it requires techniques and creative so that learners have competence in writing narrative text. This research aims at proving digital storytelling can improve the junior high school students’ writing skill in making narrative text. Digital storytelling is one of the media for teaching writing narrative text. The objectives of this qualitative study are to discuss the technique of teaching digital storytelling in writing process based on the selected literature and current study regarding the use of digital storytelling. This ongoing research tries to give an additional perspective and motivation to improve students’ writing skill in the narrative text through digital storytelling. This study reveals that by using digital storytelling, the students can mastery some aspect in English.
Grice's Maxims: Investigate the Intent of the Infringements in “The Prince And The Pauper” Conversational Discourse Yolanda, Maya
Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Utamax : Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education
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Grice coins 4 maxims to govern daily conversation as a general rule. The maxims are Quantity, Performance, Value and Manner. On this basis, the author intends to address the breaches of Grice's maxims in film and to investigate the intent of the infringements in the Prince and the Pauper conversational discourse. Many sections of the film contain violations of Grice's maxim characters. The writer formulates two work problems in order to achieve these goals: Which of Grice's maxims was violated in The Prince and the Pauper movie by the addressees?; For what reasons are the maxims infringed by the addresses?. . Based on the analysis, the author argues that the characters, in particular Duke, Tom Canty, King, and the Earl of Hertford, have violated Grice's four maxims in the film dialogue. If they fail to provide sufficient information, tell their addressees to lie, provide irrelevant glosses, and fail to be real, concise, univocal, and orderly, they violate the Quantity, Value, Relevance, and Manner maxims, respectively. In reality, the writer believes that characters are breaching the maxims to trick colleagues, to be sweet, to save face, to avoid discussion, and to show self-interest.