Authenticity and Pedagogical Aspects in an English Textbook for Seventh Grade Students of Junior High School

  • Shahnaz Lady Cantika Yahya Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Mataram
  • Lalu Thohir Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Mataram
  • Kurniawan Apgrianto Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Mataram
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Keywords: Authenticity, Pedagogical, Textbook

Abstract

This study deals with the analysis of textbooks for the 7th grade students of junior high school in terms of authenticity and pedagogical. The purpose of this study was to know to what extent the English textbook accomplishes authenticity aspects and pedagogical aspects. This study employed a qualitative descriptive approach. The data were collected through documentation. The data source for this research is the Bupena
English textbook for seventh grade students of Junior high school written by Nur Zaida and published by Erlangga in 2018. The textbook analysis for authenticity aspects was identified by using authentic assessment criteria, while for pedagogical aspects, it was based on the criteria made by Cunningsworth (1995). The results of the study show that from the authenticity aspects, the textbook fulfills 7 out of 15 criteria and is categorized
as "poor" with an average score of 46.67%. From the pedagogical aspect, this textbook fulfills 17 out of 20 criteria and it is categorized as "good" with an average score of 85%.
In conclusion, the Bupena English textbook is not good enough for authenticity aspects
but it is good enough for pedagogical aspects.

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Published
2024-03-29
How to Cite
Lady Cantika Yahya, S., Thohir, L., & Apgrianto, K. (2024). Authenticity and Pedagogical Aspects in an English Textbook for Seventh Grade Students of Junior High School. PANYONARA: Journal of English Education, 6(1), 23-31. https://doi.org/10.19105/panyonara.v6i1.12462