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Implementing Cooperative Learning Using Co-Op Co-Op Method to Enhance Students’ Ability to Determine Explicit and Implicit Information in Reading Comprehension

Theandin Kurnias Yulantana, Dewi Rochsantiningsih, Hersulastuti *


Co-Op Co-Op is one of the cooperative learning strategies. It alllows students to work together in small
group to advance their understanding and provides them with the opportunity to share the understanding
with their peers. The research aims describing at (1) whether Co-Op Co-Op Method can improve students’
reading comprehension in determining detail information and (2) the difficulties of using Co-Op Co-Op
method to enhance the students’ reading comprehension especially in determining explicit and implicit
information. This research applied a Classroom Action Researchand it was conducted in two cycles. The
result of the research showed that (1) Co-Op Co-Op method can improve the students’ reading
comprehnsion in determining the detail information; explicit and implicit information. The means of the
students’ score improved from cycle to cycle. (2) There are some difficulties of using Co-Op Co-Op
method in teaching reading comprehension to determine detail information; explicit and implicit
information such as (a) implementing Co-Op Co-Op method takes long time because the students should
discuss, present, provide the materials as well as doing the exercises (b) it is very difficult to control all
groups and hold them in group discussion because some of them still were passive (c) higher level
students usually take turn more than the lower one especially in the the discussing the materials and
presenting the materials.


Co-Op Co-Op method, reading comprehension, determining explicit and implicit information, classroom action research.

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