Students’ Difficulties In Referencing Of Apa Style(A Study To Efl Students Of UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh)

Nuraini, 150203062 (2019) Students’ Difficulties In Referencing Of Apa Style(A Study To Efl Students Of UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh). Skripsi thesis, UIN AR-RANIRY.

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Abstract

This research aimed to analyze the errors and factors students’ made in referencing of APA style in their BA theses. The data collection methods used were document analysis and interview. Ten theses were analyzed and six students were interviewed. It has found that in part of in-text citation, the most significant errors were not matching between in-text citation and reference list as well as orphan in-text citation, when there was a citation in the body of the text, but the reference could not be found in the reference list. Other errors were incorrect used of comma, error in page number and error in writing the name of author. While in reference list, the most significant error were using non-APA style and inverted indentation, followed by error in capitalization, italic, writing surname, using full-stop, and writing volume and issue number. The result from interview can be taken that the causes of students’ errors in referencing of APA style were the factor of consisting many rules, influencing by previous referencing learned in senior high school, laziness, running out of time, not knowing the rules and less awareness and underestimating the rules of APA. From the research, it can be concluded that the role of consistent use of referencing should be enacted in university in order to avoid the inconsistency in writing.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Main Supervisor : Dr. Jarjani, S.Ag., S.S., M.Sc., M.S. Co-Supervisor : Yuliar Masna, M.TESOL
Uncontrolled Keywords: Referencing, APA referencing style, in-text citation, reference list
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and System > 020 Ilmu Perpustakaan dan Informasi > 027 Perpustakan, Arsip, Pusat Informasi Umum > 027.7 Perpustakaan Perguruan Tinggi
300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 371 Sekolah dan Aktivitasnya: Pendidikan luar biasa > 371.3 Metode Pembelajaran dan Belajar
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Nuraini Nuraini
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2020 02:21
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2020 02:21
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/10719

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