The Effectiveness of Numbered Heads Together Technique in Reading Comprehension of MTs Ma'arif Klego

Yani, Indri (2021) The Effectiveness of Numbered Heads Together Technique in Reading Comprehension of MTs Ma'arif Klego. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Ponorogo.


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Yani, Indri Reading comprehension is the process of making meaning from the text. The goal is to gain an overall understanding of what is described in text rather than to obtain meaning from isolated word or sentences. It means that reading comprehension is important for English learners. By comprehending reading, they can get information within the text. Reading plays important role on mastering language. By reading, the students can learn about vocabulary knowledge, spelling and writing. Without a reading comprehension and good technique, the learning can not effective and interactive. The researcher tried to investigate the use of Numbered Heads Together as one of the technique to help the students improve reading comprehension. The objective of this research is to know whether Numbered Heads Together Technique is effective in teaching Reading Comprehension at MTs Ma’arif Klego in Academic Year 2020/2021.
This research was conducted in MTs Ma’arif Klego in Academic Year 2020/2021. It applied quasi-experimental design of quantitative research. The population was eighth grade students of MTs Ma’arif Klego and the sampling technique of this research as cluster random sampling. There are only two classes. The samples were class VIII B as experimental class and VIII A as control class. Both of them consisted of 21.This research used test and document in collecting the data and used t-test used SPSS version 16 to analyze the data.
The result of this research showed that the mean score of post-test from experimental class (72,62) was higher than control class (63,33). It had been found that comparison between the students’ score who were taught using Numbered Heads Together Technique and those were not was 2,567. This score was higher than t-table which was 1.68385 at the level of significant 5% with df = 40. It means that Ha was accepted and H0 was rejected. In the other word, Numbered Heads Together Technique was effective in teaching reading comprehension, because it had different significance score on reading comprehension between the students who were taught by using Numbered Heads Together Technique and who were not on the eighth grade students at MTs Ma’arif Klego in academic year 2020/2021.
Keywords: Numbered Heads Together, Reading Comprehension

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Thesis Supervisor: Nurul Khasanah
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Miss Perpustakaan IAIN Ponorogo
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2021 07:17
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2021 07:17

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