The Effect of Compare-Diagnose-Operate (CDO) Strategy to Improve Students’ Writing Ability In Descriptive Text


  • Tatang Kusuma Universitas Islam Negeri Fatmawati Sukarno Bengkulu
  • Ali Akbarjono Universitas Islam Negeri Fatmawati Sukarno Bengkulu
  • Fera Zasrianita Universitas Islam Negeri Fatmawati Sukarno Bengkulu



Keywords: Compare-Diagnose-Operate (CDO) Strategy, Writing Descriptive Texts


This study aims to determine the differences in cognitive learning outcomes (in the form of pre-test and post-test scores) of students in class X IPS 1 as a control class and class XI MIPA 3 as experimental class at SMA N 5 Bengkulu Tengah, by providing treatment using the Compare -Diagnose-Operate (CDO) strategy. This type of research is Quasi Experiment. The population is tenth grade students of SMA N 5 Bengkulu Tengah with 368 students. From this population, 37 students were taken as samples. Each class is 17 students XI IPS 1 and 20 students XI MIPA 3. Research data were collected through writing tests and documentation. The results showed a significant change in the experimental class with an average value of 71.85 while in the control class an average value of 52.06. The post-test results show that the Compare-Diagnose- Operate (CDO) strategy can improve students' writing skills. Thus, the Compare- Diagnose-Operate (CDO) strategy can be one of effective strategy to increase students‟ writing ability.


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How to Cite

Kusuma, T., Akbarjono, A., & Zasrianita, F. (2021). The Effect of Compare-Diagnose-Operate (CDO) Strategy to Improve Students’ Writing Ability In Descriptive Text. Jadila: Journal of Development and Innovation in Language and Literature Education, 2(2), 138-154.

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