The Effect of Using Three Step Interview on Students Writing Achievement

Kiki Aprilia Ananda Putri


Three Step Interview technique is kind of cooperative learning technique
implemented for seventh grade students at MTs Baitul Hikmah to improve the
student’s writing skill because it is one of the most important skill in education
success and one of the most complex skill to be mastered. Then, the research
aimed to find the effect of using Three Step Interview on students’ writing
achievement. It investigated whether students taught by using Three Step
Interview technique showed better result in writing descriptive text than students
who were taught by lecturing method. This is a quasi-experimental research.
The subjects of this research were 35 students of seventh grade at MTs Baitul
Hikmah. The researcher used two groups that is Experimental and Control
Groups were given a writing test to measure their writing achievement. The data
was collected by giving pre-test and post-test focusing on writing descriptive
text. After the data were tested and found to be homogeneous variance and
distribution of the data is normal, the hypothesis was tested using Independent
Sample T-test in SPSS Version 23 which showed that the significant values
is 0,003. The value is lower than significances level of 5% which means that
Null Hypothesis (H0) is rejected. So, Alternative Hypothesis (Ha) is accepted.
Therefore, it can be concluded that there is a significant effect of using ThreeStep
Interview on Students Writing Achievement at MTs Baitul Hikmah in 2017/2018 academic year.


Three Step Interview technique; writing achievement

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