Pairing in Peer Review Technique According to Students' Proficiency Levels on Improving Students' Writing Achievement

Yugestina Yugestina, Patuan Raja, Mahpul Mahpul


Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui: i) kelompok pasangan yang berbeda menghasilkan prestasi menulis statistik yang berbeda, ii) pengaruh pasangan yang berbeda pada setiap aspek penulisan. Pendekatan kuantitatif digunakan dalam penelitian ini. Subyek penelitian adalah 42 siswa kelas X SMA. Nelson English language test dan tes menulis digunakan untuk mengumpulkan data. Data dianalisis menggunakan skala penilaian Jacob. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa kelompok pasangan yang berbeda menghasilkan prestasi menulis yang berbeda. Selain itu, ada pengaruh yang signifikan secara statistik dari pasangan yang berbeda pada setiap aspek penulisan. Hal ini menunjukkan bahwa memasangkan siswa dengan tingkat yang sama atau campuran dalam memfasilitasi siswa untuk meningkatkan prestasi menulis mereka.

The objectives of the current study were to find out: i) different groups of pairing resulted in statistical different writing achievement, ii) the effect of different pairs on every single aspect of writing. The quantitative approach was used in this study. The subjects were 42 students of the tenth grade of senior high school level. Nelson English language test and writing test were used to collect the data. The data were analyzed using a rating scale of Jacob. The results showed that different groups of pairing resulted in different writing achievement. Furthermore, there was the statistically significant effect of different pairs on every single aspect of writing. This suggests that pairing students with similar or mixed levels can facilitate the students to improve their writing achievement.

Keywords : Pairing, peer review technique, writing achievement.

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