The Case Study of The Implementation of Critical Reading Strategies in Academic Writing Course

Astri Kartika Sari, Nur Arifah Drajati, Teguh Sarosa


The aims of this study are to describe the implementation of critical reading strategies in the academic writing course and to what extent the critical reading strategies support the students’ writing. The method used in this study is case study which involves as qualitative research. The participants of this study are fourth-semester students of the academic writing course which consist of four male students and eleven female students. The data collection techniques of this study are observation, questionnaire, interview, and document analysis. The results of this research show that critical reading strategies are effective to be implemented into the academic writing course, because this strategies support the students in understanding the issue of their writing and building the students’ arguments and critics of an issue in the writing preparation. Moreover, the critical reading strategies are able to support the students avoiding the plagiarism in their essay because this strategies require the students to do paraphrasing before they write down the information from articles and books.


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