Writing Lyrics in English to An Indigenous Iban Song-Towards The Efficacy of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

  • Bethrace Sylvester Sabuk Sekolah Kebangsaan Nanga Merit, Limbang, Sarawak
  • Azlina Abdul Aziz Fakulti Pendidikan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Keywords: indigenous Iban, culturally responsive pedagogy, action research, writing

Abstract

The main purpose of this study was to examine the use of Indigenous Iban song in enhancing the level 2 pupils’ writing skills. Culturally responsive pedagogy is a progressive approach that shapes the future learning process This research was conducted in a rural school of the Limbang district in Sarawak. The participants of this research comprised of 20 pupils from Year 4 until Year 6. Year 6 pupils were included as they were not sitting for UPSR due to Pandemic. Action Research with the model Kemmis & McTaggart employed in this study. The findings from the questionnaires indicated a high level of agreement from the participants on implementation of writing lyrics in English to an indigenous Iban song.

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2021-03-08
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Sabuk, B. S. and Abdul Aziz, A. (2021) “Writing Lyrics in English to An Indigenous Iban Song-Towards The Efficacy of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(3), pp. 377 - 395. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v6i3.709.
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