International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Full Length Research Paper

The Implementation of cooperative learning in English class of favorite School of secondary high school 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera

Muhammad Kristiawan
Post Graduate Program State University of Padang, Indonesia.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 11 September 2013
  •  Published: 31 October 2013

Abstract

The aim of this research is to explain the implementation of cooperative learning in English class of favorite school of Secondary High School 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera; to find out the achievement of Cooperative Learning in English class of Favorite School of Secondary High School 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera; and to know how is the strengths and weaknesses of cooperative learning methods in English class in Secondary High School 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera. This research belongs to descriptive qualitative research. Instruments applied here were observation, interview and documentation. Grade VIII A and B Secondary High School 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera as a pilot test to see how the cooperative learning is conducted. The findings explained that the implementation of cooperative learning in Secondary High School 5 Batusangkar, West Sumatera was effective. It helped the students to improve students’ achievement in terms of academics up to 9.8. There are strengths such a) Having advantages in terms of delivery material by using a complete infrastructure; b) English teacher create learning that inspires students to be active; c) the students become subject of the study; d) had quite good; and e) teacher becomes a facilitator. While the weaknesses are a) the learning process is still using the conventional model; b) English language usage not maximum; c) the process of learning tends to lead the achievement of curriculum; and d) contextual, teachers are still following the situation and condition of students.

 

Key words: Cooperative Learning, Favorite School, English Class.