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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Improving Novice Lecturers’ Teaching Ability on the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) through the Implementation of Lesson Study

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Puji Sumarsono, Masyhud



Cycle, ESP, Lesson Study, Novice lecturer, Reading, Teaching Development.



It is mandatory for higher education institution (HEI) to improve the quality of their teaching staff simultaneously as a basis to contribute more to society. This research aims to improve novice lecturers’ teaching ability. The target of this program is 2 (two) novice lecturers in the English Department who teach ESP Reading. The skill aims to improve in the LS is reading skill as the lecturers wanted to gain more knowledge about how to teach Reading well. Also, reading skill is taught in six different levels such as; Reading I, Reading II, Reading III, and Reading IV, as well as ESP Reading I and ESP Reading II. To overcome that issue, it applied Lesson Study (LS) as a form of Classroom Action Research (CAR) which covers three stages; Plan, Do, and See. In the Plan stage, LS team collaborated to plan teaching and learning. In Do stage, the lecturers applied the teaching and learning based on the teaching and learning scenario that had been approved previously. In See stage, the LS team applied reflection on the teaching and learning that was just presented. The results indicated that LS could improve novice lecturers' teaching ability.



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