Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)

Assessing Student's Speaking through Socratic Questioning Method

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Woro Kusmaryani
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Woro Kusmaryani
Available Online November 2016.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.78How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Speaking; Socratic Questioning Method; Critical Thinking.
Abstract

Socratic questioning is a method of learning introduced by Socrates where a series of questions are used in the conversation or debate which carried out by two or more people who discuss and confront the issues. The purpose of the research is to describe the use of Socratic questioning in assessing student's speaking at fourth semester students of Borneo University Tarakan Academic Year 2014/2015. This research used descriptive qualitative design which collected documents, observation, and interview as the data. This research was done in speaking class at fourth semester students of Borneo University Tarakan. The data was analysed qualitatively and the analysis process cover data collection, data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing/verification. The result shows that student's speaking result reaches the expectation of the lecturer where 31% students got A, 38% students got B+, and 31% students got B. Interview result shows that the lecturer said that Socratic questioning not only can be used to assess student's skill in speaking but also their critical thinking although some obstacles faced such as; issues selection, types of Socratic questions used in assessing, lecturer preparation, and time consuming.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-322-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.78How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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