The Effect of Connecting, Organizing, Reflecting, and Extending (CORE) Learning Model on Students’ Learning Motivation

Nurasiah Nurasiah, Abdul Azis, Sharfina Nur Amalina


This research is motivated by the lack of student motivation in studying history subjects at SMA N 1 Banda Aceh. The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of using CORE learning model toward the students’ motivation in learning historical subject. This study employed quantitative method in nature. Pre-Experimental was employed with one group pre-and posttests design. The population in this study was all students of class XI which consisted of 5 classes. Twenty students of class XI IPS 1 from that population were selected using purposive sampling technique as the sample of this study. The documentation and a set of questionnaire were used as the instruments to collect the data of this study. Simple linear regression was used to analyze the data collected. The results showed that the application of the learning model has been successfully implemented in historical subjects. In addition, the current study also reported that the students' responses toward the implementation of CORE learning model were good. It indicated with a large influence (R2) of 29%, the rest was influenced by environmental factors. The results of the hypothesis test obtained that the value of T count = 2.967, and the value of T table = 2.101, which means T count > T table or 2.967>2.101. According to the test criteria then Ha is accepted. Thus, the application of the CORE learning model influenced the students’ learning motivation in learning the history subject in class XI IPS 1 of Senior High School 1 Banda Aceh.
Keywords: Connecting, organizing, reflecting, extending, learning model, students’ learning motivation.

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