The Effectiveness of Guided Writing Combined with Virtual Reality Video as Teaching Media on Students’ Writing Achievement
This study was conducted to identify (1) whether guided writing combined with virtual reality video as a teaching media is effective on improving students’ writing achievement in writing recount text and (2) the teaching learning process in which guided writing combined with virtual reality video as teaching media is implemented in the writing class at the eleventh grade of a private Senior High School in Surakarta. The method used in this research was classroom action research. This research consisted of two cycles, each consists of planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. There are qualitative and quantitative data collected in this research. The qualitative data included interview, observation, transcription, and document analysis whereas the quantitative data included the students’ pre-test and post-test scores. The findings showed that the implementation of guided writing combined with virtual reality video as teaching media effective to improve the students’ writing achievement and the classroom situation. The mean score improved from 60.71 in pre-test, improved to 72.07 in post-test 1 and improved to 79.15 in post-test 2. The implementation of guided writing combined with virtual reality video as teaching media also changed the class situation to be more active and interacting the students to join the teaching learning process.