The Effectiveness of Asserive Training to Increase the Communication Skills of High School Students in Surakarta

Asrowi, and Barida, Muya (2013) The Effectiveness of Asserive Training to Increase the Communication Skills of High School Students in Surakarta. , 1 (1). pp. 95-105. ISSN 2302-2620

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    ABSTRACT Purpose-Assertive communication skill is the ability to express feelings and thoughts clearly and honestly without offending others.Students’ behavior such as being afraid of disappointing others, liked or accepted, or hurting someone else’s feeling make students difficult to express their thoughts and feelings. This research aims to enhance students' skills in assertive communication. Method-This research applied Research and Development approach.The sample of this study were of20 students of grade XI IPA 3 SMA Al Islam 1 Surakarta. The subjects wereselected purposively from 40 students with low average scores of assertive communication skills. Findings-From the results of pretest-posttest, the students' assertive communication skills improved. It was indicated by the results of quantitative analysis by Mann-Whitney U test showing the z values -2.981 and probability (p) 0.003 (α <0.05) and Wilcoxon T test showing the z values -3.922 and probability (p) 0.000 (α <0.05). It meant that Assertivensess Training was effective to enhance students' assertive communication skills.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Sains
    Depositing User: Saputro Bagus
    Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2013 03:57
    Last Modified: 09 Jul 2013 03:57
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/1402

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