The Correlation Between Creativity, Cohesive Devices Mastery, and Writing Skill

Intan Choerun Nisa, Abdul Asib, Ngadiso Ngadiso


This study is aimed to determine the correlation between: (1) creativity and writing skill, (2) cohesive devices mastery and writing skill, and (3) creativity, cohesive devices mastery simultaneously, and writing skill. The study used correlational method and was conducted in 28 students of the first semester of English Education of Teacher Training and Education Faculty of Sebelas Maret University in the academic year of 2014/2015 that was chosen by using cluster random sampling. In collecting the data, the researcher used tests: writing test, creativity test, and cohesive devices mastery test. The techniques which were used for analyzing the data were Regression and Correlation both simple and multiple. The results of analyzing data show that (1) there is a positive correlation between creativity and writing skill (  = 0.80179); (2) there is a positive correlation between cohesive devices mastery and writing skill (  =0.856); and (3) there is a positive correlation between creativity and cohesive devices mastery simultaneously, and writing skill (R= 0.88201).


correlation; creativity; cohesive devices mastery; writing skill

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