Infographics: Media for Improving Students’ Writing Abilities
Writing is acknowledged as a skill that needs a high order thinking and a deep understanding of developing ideas. It also deals with the students’ ability in organizing a proper paragraph, various vocabularies, and decent grammar application through written text. To create a worthy writing product, it requires the integration of numerous aspects involving diction, organization, grammar, cohesion, and sequence. Due to the complexity of writing, students may find obstacles in transforming and organizing their ideas into written text. Specifically, in this paper, Information Technology (IT) Department students of State Polytechnic of Malang faced problems in writing a text. Thus, the researchers applied infographics media to improve students’ writing skills in composing instruction in the form of procedure text to solve the problems. The results of the research showed that infographics are beneficial and successful in improving students’ writing skills, especially in using sequence adverbs and imperative verbs.
Keywords: infographics, writing skills, procedure text
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