Improving Students’ Teaching Skill in Micro Teaching Class Using Peer Comments

Khairul Harha, Ernati .


Peer comment is increasingly used in microteaching course as a method of teaching practice to provide student-teachers in mastering basic teaching skills. However, there is still insufficient evidence that peer comment is beneficial for student-teachers. This study was aimed to describe the contribution of peer comment to improve student-teachers teaching skills at English Education Department of Bung Hatta University. The method of this study was a qualitative descriptive to analyze the contribution of peer comment to the improvement of teaching skill of English student-teachers. The sample of this study was 13 students of the fourth-year students in 2021-2022 academic year. In this study, to assess the student-teachers’ teaching skills, the researcher used a rubric sheet. The result of the study revealed that peer comment could make student-teachers’ teaching skills in pre-teaching, whilst-teaching and post-teaching activities became better. Finally, recommendations and constraints for researching and implementing peer comment are discussed from the perspective of innovation within pre-service teacher education.


microteaching, peer comment, pre-teaching, whilst teaching, post-teaching

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