KONTRIBUSI GAYA KOGNITIF, KECERDASAN LINGUISTIK DAN MOTIVASI BELAJAR TERHADAP PRESTASI BELAJAR BAHASA INGGRIS SISWA KELAS VIII DI SMPN 2 KUBUTAMBAHAN

  • Gede Eka Puja Dyatmika

Abstract

This research was to investigate the contribution of cognitive styles, linguistic
intelligence, and learning motivation towards the eight grade student’s
English achievement of SMP 2 Kubutambahan.
This research was intended to answer the following research questions: 1) Is
there any significant contribution of cognitive styles towards the eight grade
student’s English achievement of SMP 2 Kubutambahan; 2) Is there any
significant contribution of linguistic intelligence towards the eight grade
student’s English achievement of SMP 2 Kubutambahan; 3) Is there any
significant contribution of learning motivation towards the eight grade
student’s English achievement SMP 2 Kubutambahan; and 4) Is there any
significant contribution of cognitive styles, linguistic intelligence and learning
motivation towards the eight grade student’s English achievement of SMP 2
Kubutambahan?
An ex post facto research design was used in this study, which involved 132
students as samples. The number of samples was determined by using simple
random sampling. The data of this study were obtained through two models of
instruments, namely test and questionnaire.
The data were analyzed through correlation, simple and multiple
regressions. The contributions of cognitive styles were 14%, linguistic
intelligence was 12.5%, learning motivation 8.1%, and the contributions of
those three variables were 28.3%. It means that there are other factors 71.7%
which affect English achievement.
The findings of the study were: 1) There was a positive significant
contribution of cognitive styles to the student’s English achievement; 2) There
was a positive significant contribution of linguistic intelligence to student’s
English achievement; 3) There was a positive significant contribution of
learning motivation to student’s English achievement; and 4) There were
simultaneous positive significant contribution of cognitive styles, linguistic
intelligence, and learning motivation towards student’s English achievement.
Key words: cognitive styles, linguistic intelligence, learning motivation, and
English achievement.

Published
2018-07-28
Section
Articles