Eva Faliyanti (2016) The Influence Of Using Mind Mapping Technique Toward Writing Recount Text Ability Of The Students At Muhammadiyah University Of Metro In Academic Year 2014/2015
Writing is one of the language abilities that will never be left in education; it is a difficult lesson, especially for junio r high school students. Recount tex t is a type of written texts (paragraph or more than one paragraph). The purpose of recount text is to tell the readers what happened in the past through a sequence of events. The students need some interesting technique which can give them ability in writ ing, especially recount text. Mind Mapping is a recommended technique in teaching English, especially for vocabularies and for mapping some ideas with pictures and colors used to build a recount text. When the students feel bored with the technique, the le cturer can use this technique to teach the students in writing especially recount text. The purposes of this research are to know whether there is any influence of using Mind Mapping technique towards students‟ writing ability of recount text, and to know how significant the influence of using Mind Mapping technique towards students‟ writing ability of recount text. The research takes two classes; they are experiment and control class. Key w ords : Mind Mapping Technique, Influence, Writing Recount Text Abil ity .