Purwati Yuni Rahayu, Sigit Santoso, Dewi Kusuma Wardani


The purpose of this study was to determine which method has better learning achievement in economics, TGT type cooperative learning or direct learning and which level has better learning achievement (high, medium, or low emotional quotient) on TGT type cooperative learning. This research used a quasi experimental research with eleventh grade students of Senior Public High School in Sukoharjo as a population. A stratified cluster random sampling was done and 202 students were chosen. Among those students, there are 101 students for experiment class and 101 students for control class. The data collected using economics achievement test instrument and student emotional quotient questionnaire. Data analyzed statistically using normality and homogeneity prerequisite test and then using t-test for two independent samples. The result showed that TGT learning model has better achievement than direct learning and the student with high emotional quotient on TGT learning model has better achievement than medium and low emotional quotient. Implication of this study is teacher should prepare innovative instructional strategies as TGT type cooperative learning while teaching and helping the student for build up their emotional quotient.
Keywords : Cooperative learning, TGT, Emotional quotient, Student achievement

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