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International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI)
ISSN : -     EISSN : 26146169     DOI : https://doi.org/10.33750/ijhi
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) is a peer-reviewed journal aims to publish innovative and high-quality articles covering topics in Arts and Humanities studies. The journal welcomes the paper submission of inventive and considerable contributions. Papers submitted which is previously published or currently under consideration for publication anyplace else will be denied for publication in IJHI. Papers must be written in English and should strictly follow the guide for authors due to pass the admin processing. The production editors use a Reference Manager to synchronize between citation in texts and the references. Topics suitable for IJHI include Arts and Humanities as well as other Social Sciences. IJHI allows the author (s) to hold the copyright and to retain publishing rights without restrictions. IJHI is an open access journal with a license of CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Male and female English students’ perspectives in English speaking class activities Adi F Mahmud; Adamu M Babikkoi
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.2

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This research aims to investigate male and female English students’ perspectives in English speaking class activities. This research applied qualitative approach with the descriptive qualitative design. Unstructured interview technique used to collect the data of this study. The researcher interviewed ten participants who consist of five male and five female at English students of Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara. The participants are from the third semester to the fifth semester who have joined English speaking class activities. In analyzing data, the researcher followed three steps consists of reading/memoing, describing, and classifying. In the Reading/memoing step, the researcher transcribed all results of the interview from the recorder and read transcription to catch the initial sense of data. The describing step lead the researcher to develop the thorough and comprehensive description of participants, setting, and the phenomenon of the research to cover the rich complexity of the research. In classifying stage, the research made the research data and brooked it down into a smaller unit, put the appropriate unit together in more general and analytic form. Results showed that there are four main perspectives revealed by students (1) language used by a lecturer in English speaking activities, (2) learning approaches, (3) learning strategies, and (4) learning the place. Then, male and female students’ stated similar perspectives, (2) Male and female students’ perspectives do not in line with lecturers perspectives in English speaking class activities.
Investigating students’ reflection toward self-assessment on creative writing achievement in ESP course Sumarni; Muhammad Miftah Fauzan; Samah Ali Mohsen Mofreh; Andi Anto Patak
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.3

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It not only seeks any ways of assessing student progress towards meeting outcome goals about professionalism, provides feedback and encourage students to take responsibility for setting and achieving high standards of performance, but also involve a direction to the whole teaching how great it supposed to be. This study investigates 45 students of 5 meetings English course at Computer and Informational Technology Faculty, Mulawarman University by using self-assessment followed by an in-depth interview. The instruments used for the survey is a self-made questionnaire based on literature review. In the beginning, a questionnaire was delivered to students to get primary students’ reflection of various writing tasks-specifically or general English terms in many genres - before seeking information was widely involved in an interview of 5 students. The results of this study revealed that 96% of students agreed that they had engaged in useful reflection using self-assessment to the course and 91% agreed that the experience was worthwhile. A further 76% of students agreed that they could see opportunities if many approaches appear in some ways as results of a various writing exercise. For specifically or General English terms of various writing tasks, mostly they favor a creative essay more than a specific essay. This study is believed that it might be as strong recommendation to attend the satisfactory grounding and integrating English on ESP. It also can support for future research what ESP designing supposed to be.
Ethics perspective and regulation of plagiarism in Higher Education Hengki Wijaya; Kara Elizabeth Gruber
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.4

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Plagiarism is no longer a mere issue, but it is a global fact that this disease has attacked higher education, and regarding ethics, immoral and irresponsible academics has shaken the world of education. Plagiarism has become a systematic virus that must be tackled from the root of the problem. Plagiarism is the responsibility of higher education with the government in which the Indonesian government of higher education has already established its legislation on plagiarism and colleges elaborate on it in their respective academic rules. The prevention of plagiarism begins with building a winning, honest, anti-plagiarism, and responsible mentality. It also provides a plagiarism prevention system manual (manual regulation and regulation through editorial team, plagiarism law socialization, honest and responsible culture building), as well as the use of anti-plagiarism software in college and internet and mobile browsing. Plagiarism at a high altitude can kill the creativity and wealth of thinking of pouring new ideas into work. Students who do plagiarism means to have shut down their intellectual honesty in their work. While systems that allow plagiarism to occur that they have shut down the integrity of students in work and destroy the creativity of other students in college who uphold honesty in the work.
The application of interactive Task-Based Learning for EFL students Eny Syatriana; Ardiansyah; Richard Orem
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.5

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Speaking plays an essential role in the production of a variety of languages, it can be in the form of discussions, speeches, debates, argumentation, conversation, storytelling and retelling. However, this study aims to develop a learning strategy based on Task Based Learning that can improve speaking ability. The Research questions are (1) what learning strategy is appropriate to increase the students speaking skills? (2) How is the student achievement under the implementation of task-based learning (3) is the application of task-based learning effective in improving students’ ability to speak? The study consists of (1) need analysis, (2) design strategy, (3) implementation, and (4) evaluation. The study will be implemented in three steps using design development research. The principles and procedures are using qualitative and quantitative. The participant of the research was a speaking class subject of UNISMUH. The study concludes that although the participants have shown their ability to speak using Task Based Learning improvement is needed to increase fluency, accuracy, flexibility, comprehensibility, appropriately, and effectively to make their speaking better. Recommendation to English lecturer also given as pedagogical implication of this study.
Understanding gender differences in students’ anxiety in a seminar presentation Suardi Sahid; Aldiansyah; Iskandar
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.6

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This paper discusses students` anxiety and gender differences faced by male and female in the presentation. The main focus is to see the anxiety affected by gender differences in a presentation at the State University of Makassar conducted in 2016, the subjects of this research were the students` at Graduate Program who conduct seminar presentation from September to the last of December. The researcher used purposive sampling by taking two males and two female students as a participant to be observed. The instruments that the researcher used were Observation checklist, field notes, and interview. The result of the research shows the significance related anxiety and gender differences which male anxiety is affected by their thought while female anxiety is affected by their feeling in a seminar presentation.
Business terms enrichment by using own flash card Irmawati; Andy Cubalit
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.7

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Vocabulary is the foundation of the language. It is used to communicate for both oral and written communication. Business terms are used to communicate in the business world activities. It may relate to economics, accounting, banking, tourism, hotel, and others business field. This paper focused on the use of flash cards in enriching the students’ business terms mastery based on the writers’ experience. There are some activities may occur in the classroom by using flashcards. It is classified as memory activity, drilling activity, identification, and Total Physical Response (TPR) activity. They are an abundant approach to present, practice, and recycle vocabulary. 
Grammatical metaphor in academic texts of Indonesian students’ thesis Mahmudah; Hajrah; Arni Amir; Muhammad Ahkam Arifin
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 1 (2018): March
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i1.8

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The purpose of this research is to reveal the form and pattern of lexical shift either lexically or grammatically by (1) to describe the form of grammatical metaphor of academic text, and (2) to describe the pattern of lexical shift in academic texts. The type of this research is qualitative research using Functional Systemic Linguistic approach. The academic texts was analyzed using theory of M.A.K. Halliday. The data in this study are words, phrases, clauses, and sentences in academic texts that undergo lexical and sentence shifts. The data source in this research is thesis of Indonesian Language and Literature Study Program in the year of 2015. Data collection techniques are documentation, reading, and record technique. The results found forms of grammatical metaphor which include (1) nominalization, (2) groups of nouns, and (3) simplex phrases. The lexic shift patterns found in this study include: (1) verbs to nouns, (2) adjectives to nouns, (3) adverbs to nouns, and (4) nouns to nouns. 
The causes of the English teachers’ problems on professional competence at Vocational High School Syamsinar; Khaeruddin
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i2.9

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The objectives of this research aimed at finding out the causes of the problems in teaching English and the possible solution toward the problems of the teachers in teaching English subject at vocational high schools. The researcher applied the purposive sampling technique in selecting the participants. The participants consisted of two advanced teachers and two beginner teachers at vocational high schools in Somba Opu sub-district. The additional participants were two headmasters that focused on the possible solution for dealing with the problem found by the English teachers at VHS. This research used a descriptive approach and qualitative method. The data collected using two instruments namely semi-structured interview and observation checklist. The data analyzed by using the framework of Miles and Huberman. The results of this research revealed nine causes of the problems on the professional competence of English teachers in teaching at vocational high school and the possible solution toward the causes. The outline of the causes of the problems on professional competence are the less effort of the English teachers to improve the linguistic aspects, lack of English for Specific Purpose knowledge, less of communicative competence, less preparation of teaching contents, less in using ICT as a teaching method and lack in managing the time and managing the class. The possible solution found in this research that the English teachers at VHS have to consider the students’ need, prepare the teaching planning and involved in the teaching training. Thus, this research recommends the government and the Educational trainer to facilitate the English teachers at VHS with education training of ESP knowledge and supporting the teachers in developing their professional competence.
Investigating the motivation, participation, and achievement of students: a comparative study of gender-based EFL classroom Muhaiminah Akib; Haryanto; Iskandar; Andi Anto Patak
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i2.10

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This research focused on students’ motivation, class participation and achievement in male and female class as well as mixed class. The research used the quantitative method to investigate the students’ motivation, participation, and achievement in different classroom compositions. The findings of this research indicated that there is no difference in students’ motivation in gender-based EFL classroom. Male class gained the highest scores in performance goal and achievement goal in factors of motivation. Meanwhile, female class gained the highest scores in science learning value, and learning environment stimulation and mixed class gained the highest scores in self-efficacy and active learning strategy. Students’ participation in gender-based EFL classroom for male class gained the highest scores in all factors of participation. It means that students of male class more participate in EFL class than students of female class and mixed class.
Male and female lecturers’ politeness strategies in EFL classroom Novianti Arif; Iskandar; Andi Muliati; Andi Anto Patak
International Journal of Humanities and Innovation Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018): June
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.33750/ijhi.v1i2.11

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This research identified types of politeness strategies used by a male and female lecturer in the EFL classroom based on the theory of Brown and Levinson. This research also investigated students’ perception toward the use of lecturers’ politeness strategies in the EFL classroom. This research applied the descriptive qualitative research design to describe the phenomena of politeness strategies. The subjects of this research were two English lecturers and fifteen university students. All of them chosen by using purposive sampling. The instrument of this research was observation and interview. The observation was conducted three meetings for every lecturer by using an audio recorder and field notes. The audio recorder was used to record lecturers’ utterances in the teaching and learning process. The field notes were used to obtain more accurate data. The interview was conducted to get the data from the students. The interview is done to find out about the students’ perception toward the use of politeness strategies in the classroom. The result of this research showed that male and female lecturers used four types of politeness strategies namely bald on-record, positive politeness, negative politeness, and off-record. Furthermore, the students perceived that male and female lecturer was polite. The students perceived that the male lecturer was more formal while the female lecturer was friendly.

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