CORRELATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, VOCABULARY MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION (A Correlational Study between Emotional Intelligence, Vocabulary Mastery, and Reading Comprehension of the First Grade Students of SMA N 1 Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2012/ 2013)

UTAMI, DEVI SETYA (2013) CORRELATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, VOCABULARY MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION (A Correlational Study between Emotional Intelligence, Vocabulary Mastery, and Reading Comprehension of the First Grade Students of SMA N 1 Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2012/ 2013). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT The objectives of this research are to find out the correlation between (1) students‟ emotional intelligence and reading comprehension; (2) student‟s vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension; and (3) students‟ emotional intelligence and vocabulary mastery toward reading comprehension. This researcher uses descriptive research method, with category of correlational study. The study was conducted in March to May 2013 at SMA Negeri 1 Surakarta. The population is all of the first grade regular students of SMA Negeri 1 Surakarta which consists of ten classes. The total number of the students was 320 students. The sample was 32 students taken by cluster random sampling technique. The instruments in collecting the data are questionnaire and test. The questionnaire is used to collect the data of student‟s emotional intelligence, while the objective test is used to collect the data of vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension. The techniques which are used to analyze the data are Simple Correlation and Multiple Regression Correlation. The result of the data analysis shows that in the level of significance α = 0.05 (1) there is a positive correlation between students‟ emotional intelligence and reading comprehension (rx1y= 0.73 and to = 5.91>tt = 1.7); (2) there is a positive correlation between student‟s vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension (rx2y= 0.77 and to = 6.53 >tt = 1.7); and (3) there is positive correlation between students‟ emotional intelligence, vocabulary mastery, and reading comprehension (Ry12 = 0.923 and Fo = 83.68 > Ft = 3.33). The result of this research shows that emotional intelligence and vocabulary mastery are important factors that give contribution to student‟s reading comprehension. The students‟ emotional intelligence has 53.8% contribution to the students‟ reading comprehension, and the students‟ vocabulary mastery has 58.7% contribution to the students‟ reading comprehension. While simultaneously, the students‟ emotional intelligence and vocabulary mastery have 85.2% contribution to the students‟ reading comprehension. It means that the increasing of students‟ emotional intelligence and vocabulary mastery, either separately or simultaneously, will be followed by the increasing of the students‟ reading comprehension. Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Vocabulary Mastery, Reading Comprehension

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat - LPPM
    Depositing User: Nurrahma Restia
    Date Deposited: 03 May 2014 17:10
    Last Modified: 03 May 2014 17:10
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/14454

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