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The Effectiveness of Dyadic Essay Technique in Teaching Writing Viewed from Students’ Creativity (An Experimental Research at The Second Semester Students of English Education Department, IKIP PGRI Bojonegoro, in the Academic Year of 2011/2012)


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M. Ali Ghufron - S891102023 - Pascasarjana

This research is aimed at finding out: (1) whether or not Dyadic Essay Technique is more effective than Clustering Technique in teaching writing; (2) whether the students who have high creativity have better writing ability than those who have low creativity; and (3) whether there is an interaction between teaching techniques and creativity in teaching writing. This experimental research was carried out in IKIP PGRI Bojonegoro in the academic year of 2011/2012 from April to June 2012. The population was the second semester students of English Education Department in the academic year of 2011/2012, and the number of population was 168 students who were divided into four classes. The samples, which were selected by using cluster random sampling, were IB as the experimental group and ID as the control group. Each group consists of 42 students. The experimental group was treated by using Dyadic Essay Technique, while the control group was treated by using Clustering Technique. The data analysis shows the following findings: (1) Dyadic essay Technique is more effective than Clustering Technique in teaching writing; (2) students with high creativity have better writing ability than those having low creativity; and (3) there is an interaction between teaching techniques and creativity in teaching writing. Keywords: Dyadic Essay Technique, Clustering Technique, Writing Ability, Creativity