THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING DISCOVERY LEARNING METHOD IN TEACHING WRITING SKILL VIEWED FROM THE STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY

PRAWERTI, RINGGI CANDRANING (2015) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING DISCOVERY LEARNING METHOD IN TEACHING WRITING SKILL VIEWED FROM THE STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY. Masters thesis, UNIVERSITAS SEBELAS MARET.

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    Abstract

    The aim of the research is to reveal whether: (1) Discovery Learning Method is more effective than Direct Method to teach writing to the tenth grade of SMAN 1 Durenan Trenggalek in the Academic Year of 2014/2015; (2) the students who have high creativity have better writing skill than those who have low creativity of the tenth grade of that school; and (3) there is an interaction between teaching method and creativity to teach writing to the tenth grade that school. The researcher conducted an experimental study at SMAN 1 Durenan Trenggalek in the Academic Year of 2014/2015. The population in this research is the tenth grade students of that school. The total number of population was 305 students coming from eight classes. The samples are X MIA 3 as the experimental class taught by using Discovery Learning Method and X MIA 5 as the control class taught by using Direct Method where each class consists of 38 students. Each class was divided into two groups (the students who have high creativity and the students who have low creativity). The data was collected by using test. In analyzing the data, the researcher used Multifactor analysis of variance ANOVA 2x2 and Tukey test. The result of analysis shows that: (1) Discovery Learning Method is more effective than Direct Method to teach writing; (2) the students who have high creativity have better writing skill than those who have low creativity; and (3) there is an interaction between teaching method and creativity in teaching writing. Based on the result of the research, it can be concluded that Discovery Learning Method is an effective method to teach writing for the tenth grade students of SMAN 1 Durenan in the Academic Year of 2014/2015. Finally, it can be recommended that: (1) it will be better for the teachers to apply Discovery Learning Method in teaching and learning process since it is suitable with 2013 curriculum; (2) this research can be used as an additional reference for a similar research with different variables to conduct further study. Keywords: Discovery Learning Method, writing, creativity, experimental study

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Rizky Taqwa Perdana
    Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2015 21:51
    Last Modified: 31 Aug 2015 21:51
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/17202

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