ENGLISH LECTURERS‘ STEPPING STONES IN DEVELOPING THE LANGUAGE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH THREE PILLARS 522 OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Taranindya Zulhi Amalia

Abstract


English Lecturers at Tarbiyah Faculty of STAIN Kudus have theirown ways to improve language development, including early childhoods‘ language development. Such ways are included in the running of three pillars of higher education. The objectives of this research are to classify and analyse the three pillars of higher education from English lecturers at Tarbiyah Faculty of STAIN Kudus in improving early childhoods‘ language development. This descriptive qualitative research applies field research. The primary data source is the secretary and English lecturers at Tarbiyah Faculty of STAIN Kudus. While the secondary data sources are references in the form of relevant books to develop the language of early childhood and three pillars of higher education. The data are collected by observation, interview, and documentation techniques. The findings showed that three pillars of higher education consisted of education and teaching inside and outside the campus, personal, institutions, and ministries of religion researches, as well as individual and group community services. In education and teaching, English lecturers focused on teaching students of the Islamic early childhood education department especially English for young learners and also giving appropriate early childhood media and materials. While in research, they had the locus at early childhood education or do library research related to early childhood. Then, in community service, lecturers were the speakers of language skill parenting seminars, trainers of early childhood educator candidates as well as on students who had been teachers, as well as tutors of early childhood and the educators.

Keywords


English lecturers, language development, early childhood, three pillars of higher education

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