Indonesian Student-teachers’ Anxiety during Their Teaching Practice in Southern Thailand

Zain, Kuswatul Masluhah (2018) Indonesian Student-teachers’ Anxiety during Their Teaching Practice in Southern Thailand. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Kediri.

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Teaching practice in another country is a great opportunity to spread and improve the knowledge. Student-teachers that practice teaching may feel anxiety, face some problems and find some difficulties while teaching practice. The problems that they faced such as language differences in teaching practice, not appropriate in using teaching method, and also the students do not understand the materials that have taught by the student-teachers. This study aims to find some anxieties and reasons of student-teachers do teaching practice, and also find the factors and the efforts to overcome the anxieties of student-teachers do teaching practice in Southern Thailand, which conducts in East Java, Indonesia. The researcher uses descriptive qualitative as the method. Questionnaire was used to collect the data of anxiety faced by student-teachers and the reasons of being anxious during teaching practice, and interview was used to collect the data of factors that lead to anxiety and efforts done by student-teachers. There are seven indicators of anxiety according to Casbarro’s theory, those are studentteacher’s mind tension thus making students difficult concentration, confusion in teaching, experiencing mental obstacle, unpleasant feelings, worry, fear and excessive anxiety, uncontrolled behavior, doing erratic motions and trembling. The researcher finds there are four factors of anxiety in teaching practice according to Hart’s theory, those are evaluation of anxiety, student-teacher and professional concern of anxiety, class control anxiety, teaching practice requirement anxiety. The finding revealed that the most common anxiety faced by studentsteachers during their teaching practice in Southern Thailand is student’s mind tension. From the seven indicators, the researcher finds that there are four indicators indicating the result of anxiety faced by student-teachers. These are, in the form of student's mind tension, confusion in teaching practice, unpleasant feelings, and erratic motions. Therefore, there are two reasons of being anxiety. The first reasons are worry, fear and excessive anxiety and the second reason are unpleasant feelings. Moreover, the researcher finds that there are two factors that lead to anxiety during teaching practice. Such as, student-teachers and professional concern of anxiety and class control anxiety. Based on the finding, student-teachers feel anxiety when they do teaching practice at the first time. In addition, Learn from their mistake and also thorough preparation before do teaching practice, which it can overcome their anxiety fellings.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi, Tesis, Disertasi) (Undergraduate (S1))
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (Ilmu Bahasa, Komunikasi dan Budaya) > 2004 Linguistics (Ilmu Bahasa) > 200401 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Muh Hamim
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 08:23
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 08:23

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