Mustamir Mustamir, Sitti Jauhar, Sudarto Sudarto, Sidrah Afriani Rachman


This research aimed to determine the effectiveness of teaching reading comprehension using a cooperative learning model for first-year students at Universitas Muhammadiyah Bone. The study employed a quasi-experimental design, involving two groups: an experimental group (30 students) and a control group (30 students). Both groups underwent pre-test assessments, material presentations, and post-test evaluations. The data, collected through multiple-choice items, were analyzed using mean scores and the t-test formula. The research revealed that reading comprehension improved significantly in the experimental group (mean score 83.11) compared to the control group (mean score 61.56). The t-test also indicated a significant difference between the two groups, favoring the cooperative learning model. In conclusion, the use of the cooperative learning model effectively enhances students' reading comprehension. 


control group; cooperative learning model; experiment group; reading comprehension.

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