482-486 P The Effect of Discovery Learning Model on Student Cognitive Competence in Biology at Grade VIII Subject MTsN Rambah in 2014/2015 academic year

Pengaruh Model Discovery Learning terhadap Kompetensi Kognitif Siswa Kelas VIII Mata Pelajaran MTsN Rambah Tahun Pelajaran 2014/2015


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Discovery Learning Model, Cognitive Competence


The play the caused of this study arose from the low of students' cognitive competence. In addition,
the affective and psychomotor competences were never been assessed. This can be seen from the number of
student exam scores who Achieved under the Minimum Standard Criteria. The purpose of this study was to
Determine Whether student learning using discovery learning competence is better than conventional models
of learning. This study used quasi-experimental with randomized control-group posttest only design. This
study was conducted from January to April 2015. The Cognitive Data were Obtained by using the test. The
statistical tests for the first hypothesis is T-test. The results Showed discovery learning models that can
improve student learning outcomes. For the first hypothesis, it was Obtainedthat tobserved is 3,206. Based on
the results of the study, it can be concluded that teaching students with learning discovery Significantly, the
model is better than the conventional learning models at MTsN Rambah in 2014/2015 academic year.