THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING POWTOON ANIMATION VIDEO TOWARDS STUDENTS’ LISTENING SKILL AT THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP NEGERI 5 TANJUNGPINANG
The purpose of this study was to determine whether Powtoon Animation Video is more effective in the listening skill of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 5, Tanjungpinang. This type of research used in this study is Quasi Research. The instrument used to obtain research data is a test. The population in this study was class VIII. A, consisting of 30 students and VIII. D which consists of 30 students. This study uses a method that requires students to carry out listening activities in each class with a predetermined topic. Researchers give pre-test before learning activities. After the learning activity, the researchers gave a post test that was added to the rubric of assessment. Calculating the average value and analyzing it with the help of a computer application, namely SPSS. The application of Powtoon Animation Video during the listening process has an effect on students' listening ability. It can be seen from the increased student scores using Powtoon Animation Video media. In the experimental class that uses this media, the average post-test score of students is 82.33. In the control class that did not use the media, the average post-test score of students was 76.33. It can be concluded that Powtoon Animation Video is more effective than classes that do not use the media for the listening ability of grade VIII students at SMP Negeri 5 Tanjungpinang.