THE EFFECT OF APPLYING TALKING STICK TECHNIQUE ON STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN SPEAKING AT SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP NEGERI 5 TANJUNGPINANG

  • Kurnia Rahma Sari Dosen Fakultas Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris UMRAH
  • Dewi Nopita Dosen Fakultas Keguruan Dan Ilmu Pendidikan UMRAH
  • Rona Elfiza Dosen Fakultas Keguruan Dan Ilmu Pendidikan UMRAH
Keywords: Students’ motivation in speaking, Talking Stick

Abstract

The purpose of the research is to observe the effect of Talking Stick's speech on SMP Negeri 5 Tanjungpinang on students' learning motivation. This research uses quasi-experimental. In this study, 40 students were involved, divided into two classes. The 25 students in 7.C as an experimental class and the learning process were taught through the use of Talking Stick, while the 25 students in 7.B were taught as a control class, and the learning process was taught through the use of odd-even groups. The research tool used in this study is quistionnaire. Researchers conducted pre-tests and then applied them to these two courses. Afterwards, the researchers performed a post-test to observe the increase in the average score after applying the treatment. The results before and after the test were analyzed using normality, homogeneity, and paired-sample T test. It can be seen from the results of the later test that the average score of using Talking Stick for classroom teaching is higher. The average score of the experimental class is 73.60 and the average score of the control group is 70.30. The average score of the experimental class students was higher than that of the control group. According to the results of the t test and the difference between the average scores of the experimental class and the control class, it can be concluded that the application of Talking Stick technique has a significant effect on the motivation of the seventh graders of SMP Negeri 5. Tanjung Pinang

Published
2021-10-12
Section
Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris