The Comparison Of Collaborative Learning Techniques: Think-Pair-Share And Co Op – Co Op In Improving Students’ Descriptive Writing

Kurnia Anggraini, Ari Nurweni, Ujang Suparman

Abstract


Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk menemukan apakah terdapat peningkatan dalam kemampuan menulis teks deskriptif siswa setelah diajar menggunakan teknik pembelajaran kolaboratif: Think-Pair-Share dan Co Op – Co Op dan untuk melihat persepsi siswa terhadap kedua teknik tersebut. Penelitian ini dilaksanakan di SMPN 11 Kotabumi, Lampung Utara pada semester pertama tahun ajaran 2016/2017. Peneliti menggunakan pendekatan kuantitatif dan kualiatif. Tes menulis diberikan untuk melihat peningkatan menulis teks deskriptif siswa. Untuk menemukan persepsi siswa terhadap kedua teknik tersebut, peneliti menggunakan pengamatan dan wawancara. Berdasarkan hasil analisa data, kedua teknik pembelajaran kolaboratif membantu meningkatkan kemampuan menulis teks deskriptif siswa. Kemudian, berdasarkan hasil pengamatan dan wawancara, para siswa menunjukkan perilaku yang positif. Mereka merasa nyaman dan lebih percaya diri dalam mengerjakan tugas secara berpasangan maupun berkelompok.

The objectives of this research were to find out whether there is any improvement of students’ descriptive writing after being taught through collaborative learning techniques: Think-Pair-Share and Co Op - Co Op and to find out what the students’ perceptions on both techniques are. This research was conducted at SMPN 11 Kotabumi, North Lampung at the first semester of 2016/2017 academic year. The researcher used quantitative and qualitative approaches. In order to see the students’ descriptive writing improvement, the writing tests were administered. Then, to find out the students’ perceptions, the researcher used observation and interview. Based on the data analysis, the two collaborative learning techniques were helpful to improve the students’ descriptive writing. Then, based on the observation and interview the students showed positive attitude. They felt enjoyable and more confident to do the task in pairs and groups.

Keywords: collaborative, co op – co op, think-pair-share.


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