CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY, READING HABIT, AND WRITING SKILL (A Correlation Study Conducted on the Eleventh Grade Students of SMK Negeri 1 Sawit in the Academic Year of 2017/2018)

Marfuah, Inna (2017) CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY, READING HABIT, AND WRITING SKILL (A Correlation Study Conducted on the Eleventh Grade Students of SMK Negeri 1 Sawit in the Academic Year of 2017/2018). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The research focused on three questions to be analysed; (1) Is there any correlation between students’ creativity and writing skill?, (2) Is there any correlation between students’ reading habit and writing skill?, and (3) Is there any correlation between students’ creativity and reading habit simultaneously and writing skill?. The result of the research was used to find out its implication to teaching writing activity. The research used quantitative method that is correlation study. It was conducted in SMK Negeri 1 Sawit in the academic year of 2017/2018. The sample of the research was from class XI KI-1 of SMK Negeri 1 Sawit which was consisted of 30 students. In order to obtain the required data, the researcher used creativity verbal test to measure students’ creativity, questionnaire of reading habit, and writing test of recount text. For analysis of data, the researcher used Pearson Moment Product Correlation and Multiple Correlation. This result revealed that there was a significant positive correlation relationship between students’ creativity, reading habit, and writing skill. The result of the computation shows that the correlation coefficients (R0) between students’ creativity (X1), reading habit (X2), and wiring skill (Y) is 0.5481 and after being consulted to the F value, it shows that the value of F0 (5.80) is higher than Ft(2.27) for α = 0.01 is 5.49 and for α = 0.05 is 3.35. it means that there is a significant, positive correlation between students’ creativity (X1), reading habit (X2) simultaneously and writing skill (Y) of eleventh grade of SMK Negeri 1 Sawit in the academic year of 2017/2018. Besides, the total effective contribution of two independent variables to the dependent variable is 30.04%. It means that the increase of students’ creativity and reading habit will be followed by the increase of students’ writing skill. It also shows that students’ creativity and reading habit influence students’ writing skill of 30.04% while 69.96% of students’ writing skill is influenced by other factors. Keywords: students’ creativity, reading habit, writing skill

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Zahrotun Hanifah
    Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 12:59
    Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 12:59
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/35544

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