Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 19 February 2019

Implementation of Think-Pair-Share (TPS) Cooperative Learning Model to Improve the Economic Learning Achievements

Tity Hastuti, Feby Nuraini, Akhmad Suyono, Sri Yuliani, Dicki Hartanto

Universitas Islam Riau, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, Indonesia

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The aim of the research was to determine the improvement in economic learning achievements of senior high school students in Pekanbaru, Indonesia through the application of the cooperative learning model of the think-pair-share type with comic media. This research was conducted from July 19 to August 7, 2017. The subjects of this study were 36 students consisting of 16 male students and 20 female students. This was a classroom action research (PTK) with 2 cycles. The data collection technique was done by giving a final test at the end of each cycle and to observe the activities of students and teachers during the learning process using observation sheets. The data were analyzed descriptively. The findings concluded that the cooperative learning model of think-pair-share type could improve the students' economic learning achievements. The improvements could be found in the first cycle with an average percentage of 86% and 83% with classical mastery, then this improved more in the second cycle with an average percentage of 90% and with classical mastery of 94%. The teacher activity in the first cycle is quite perfect criteria with the percentage of 17, 5% and increased in the second cycle with perfect criteria with the percentage of 23, 3%. Then the increase in student activity in the first cycle was 82, 5% and increased in the second cycle by 95, 5%. From the above findings, it can be concluded that the application of the cooperative model of think-pair-share type along with comic media can improve economic learning achievements.


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