Preparing EFL pre-service teachers for curriculum 2013 through authentic materials and assessment integration

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(1) * Alan Jaelani   
Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor

(2)  Amalul Umam   
Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor

(*) Corresponding Author


Changes in Curriculum lead to changes in teaching and learning processes as well as new ways to demonstrate best practices for increasing students’ achievement. The Curriculum 2013 suggests teachers to use authentic materials and requires them to apply authentic assessments. It is quite challenging for English teachers because this condition creates problems especially for novice teachers. Therefore, they need to have prior knowledge and personal experience related to teaching practice and situation. In this study, authentic materials and authentic assessments were implemented in pre-service-English-teacher classroom at a university in Bogor, specifically in listening class, in order to familiarize them to the kind of materials and assessments. Action research was employed where documentation, observation, questionnaire, and interview were used to collect the data. The result shows that the integration of authentic materials and authentic assessment in EFL classroom helped the students in understanding the nature and the use of authentic materials and authentic assessment for their future needs of profession.




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Jaelani, A., & Umam, A. (2021). Preparing EFL pre-service teachers for curriculum 2013 through authentic materials and assessment integration. JEES (Journal of English Educators Society), 6(1), 171-177.
Author Biographies

Alan Jaelani, Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor

Alan Jaelani is a lecturer of English Language Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Ibn Khaldun-Bogor, Indonesia. He earned his Master's degree from Universitas Padjadjaran. His research interest includes Materials Development, Teaching Methodology, Systemic Functional
Linguistics, Critical Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, and Translation Studies.

Amalul Umam, Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor

Amalul Umam is an English Language Education Department teaching staff of Faculty of Teacher Training and Education at Universitas Ibn Khaldun-Bogor, Indonesia. He got his Master's degree on Teaching English as a Second Language from The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), India. His research interest is English Assessment, Intercultural Communication, Materials Development and Teaching Methodology.


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