THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WEB-BASED LEARNING MEDIA ON THE STUDENTSâ€™ READING ABILITY
Keywords:effectiveness, web-based learning, reading ability
This study aims at: examining the difference of the third semester students' reading ability of English Education Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Pancasakti University of Tegal between the students taught with web-based learning media and those with conventional learning. This research employs a quantitative approach with a true-experimental method conducted by using a pre-test â€“ post-test control group design. The Population is all of the third semester students of English Education Study Program of Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Pancasakti University of Tegal. The samples consist of 32 students classified into the experiment group and the other 29 students classified into the control group. The research instruments are questionnaire and test, while Mann Withney test is conducted for data analysis. Based on the results of Mann Withney test, it is obtained that p (0.000) <Î± (0.05) which means that the application of web-based learning media effectively improves the students' reading ability.