REFLECTIVE TEACHING IN THE ENGLISH TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS AT SMA NEGERI 5 KENDARI

Wa Ode Nur Maulid

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The purpose of this study was to investigate reflective teaching in the English Teaching and Learning process at SMA Negeri 5 Kendari. This was a qualitative research with a case study as the method of the study. The data were collected through questionnaire, interview, and observation while the data sources were five English teachers of SMA Negeri 5 Kendari. The result of the study showed that the teachers applied reflective teaching by using some strategies of reflective teaching, namely video recording, observation, action research, students’ feedback, and joined workshop. The next finding showed that the teachers understood how to define reflective teaching and recognize the importance of being reflective in teaching are: the teachers learnt new things while teaching; the teachers learnt from their own experiences as learners and as teachers; and the teachers developed their teaching skills and continuously improved their knowledge. The last finding showed that in doing reflective teaching, the teachers had some difficulties such as lack of time because they had workloads to be done outside of teaching hours in the classroom. The teachers got difficulties in encouraging their colleagues who lacked of readiness and focus of being reflective.

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reflective teaching, reflective teaching strategies, reflective teaching difficulties

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