One of the required inputs in the process of teaching and learning the Arabic language is the original language inputs, whether speaking or written input. An original language inputs are ready, not for the purpose of education, but for social purposes, because these texts are shared in the real language used. This paper addressed the basic question of the needs and the effectiveness of Arabic language majoring students towards the use of documentary films in developing their Arabic writing skill. The study implemented two methods, namely survey method through questionnaire to identify the needs of students and secondly a quasi-experimental study using the pre-test and post-test to identify the differences of statistical significance at the average of the student’s grades. The study sample consists of two groups of students who enrolled for subject ‘Computer Applications in Arabic Language and Literature (ARAB2124)’ at the Department of Arabic Language, Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, Islamic International University of Malaysia in the second semester 2015/2016. The number of students in control group is 41 while the experimental group with 42 students. The study found that there is a need for Arabic majoring students to employ documentary films in learning writing skills, and the results of pre and post test showed the effectiveness of employing documentary film in writing skill class.
Demon, Abd Alrahman Chik; Saad, Mohammed Sabri; and Jafar, AinulFarha Abd Alrahman
"The Employment of Documentary Films In Enhancing Writing Skills: A Quasi Experimental Study of Arabic Majoring Students,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 8:
24, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol8/iss24/9