The Effectiveness of Cooperative Language Learning on Teaching Grammar

Rina Husnaini Febriyanti

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The aim of this research study is to investigate the significant difference in English grammar achievement scores of the students taught through cooperative learning and those taught by whole class traditional method. The participants were the students of Indraprasta PGRI University who took Grammar subject on the fifth semester that was split into two groups those are the control group (non-cooperative learning) and experiment group (cooperative learning). The number of the participants in the control group (non-cooperative learning) is 25 participants and the experiment group (cooperative learning) is 25 participants too. The method used is a quantitative experiment method using True Experimental Design specifically on Posttest-Only Control Design and the data is tested by t-test. The result of data analysis shows the differences on average (Mean) the control group (non-cooperative learning) is 63, 52; analyzed case as amount is 25; Standard Deviation is 19.194 ,and average (Mean) the experiment group (cooperative learning) is 79,20; analyzed case as amount is 25; Standard Deviation is 12,111. The T- Test shows that the Sig (2-tailed) is 0,001 <0, 05 means Ho is rejected and Ha is accepted. In conclusion, there is a significant difference in English grammar achievement scores of the students taught through cooperative language learning.

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