Evaluating Teachers’ Performance: a Need for Effective Teaching (a Case of EFL Teachers at Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang)

Siti Aimah, Bambang Purwanto,



Abstract

This study aims to evaluate the EFL teachers’ performance of teaching in English Education Department of Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang. An in-depth research was also conducted to find out the extent to which the competencies of English lecturers in conducting English Language Teaching ((ELT) program in the classroom. To achieve the purposes, 5 lecturers teaching in the fifth semester students in the Academic Year of 2017/2018 were taken as the purposive sampling. The data were taken through observation during teaching and learning process by involving 4 observers and questionnaire distributed to 13 students in the fifth semester. The result of the research shows the different results of teachers’ performance from either teacher’s perspective or students. Based on the observation, it reveals that the teachers’ performance in ELT program do not show satisfactory result yet. The lecturers tended to use the unvarying methods and focused on the certain students without knowing that some of them had trouble understanding. Meanwhile, from the questionnairre distributed to the students, it shows that the teachers have good competences in conducting ELT program in the classroom in which one of the indicators was seen from the personality of the teachers

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Keywords

ELT program, teacher’s performance, effective teaching, evaluation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24167/celt.v19i1.1369

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