THE USE OF GROUP WORK ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF MAN 1 PEKANBARU

Ecal Ade Yansyah, (2011) THE USE OF GROUP WORK ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT LANGUAGE PROGRAM OF MAN 1 PEKANBARU. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau.

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Abstract

Ecal Ade Yansyah. 2010. The Use of Group Work Activities to Improve Students’ Reading Comprehension at Language Program of MAN 1 Pekanbaru. The purpose of this research is to investigate students who were taught to read by using group work activities have better reading comprehension than who were taught to read by using comprehension questions approach at Language Program of MAN 1 Pekanbaru. To do this research, two groups of students (experimental and control groups) at Language Program of MAN 1 Pekanbaru participated in the research. Each group had different treatment; therefore the research design follows the pre-test post-test control group design. In the other words, this research was aimed to determine whether two techniques in teaching reading were significantly different in improving students’ reading comprehension. They are group work activities and comprehension questions approach. This research was done for eight meetings. The data had been collected from pre-test and post-test measuring students’ reading comprehension. After doing the both tests, the data had been managed to get the score for each student and then to get the average of each class. The instrument consists of 40 reading comprehension test. The researcher made the test in form of multiple-choice. The posttest and the pretest were developed based on the curriculum and the students’ textbook. Therefore, the researcher assumed that tests had content validity. The researcher checked the reliability of the instrument by analyzing the try out result by using Hoyt’s formula. To describe whether the hypothesis is accepted or rejected, the researcher used the analysis of t-Test formula. Pretest results showed that there was no significant difference of result on students’ reading comprehension. However, posttest results in each research classes showed, it was found in the T-table that t (tt.ts.5% = 2.05 and tt.ts1% = 2.76) so the researcher could know that to was bigger than tt; is that: 2.05 < 3.445 > 2.76. In conclusion, according to the result of the hypothesis testing, teaching reading by using group work activities is effective to improve students’ reading comprehension at grade XI of Language Program in MAN 1 Pekanbaru.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Pendidikan > 373 Pendidikan Tingkat Sekolah Lanjutan > 373.238 Sekolah Menengah Atas, SMA
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: eva sartika
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 08:10
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 08:10
URI: http://repository.uin-suska.ac.id/id/eprint/256

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