Information Services That Combined Lecture Methods, Sociodrama and Effective Discussion Overcome The Student Learning Anxiety

  • Jamila Jamila Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara
  • M Fauzi Hasibuan Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara
Keywords: information service, lecture methods, sociodrama, effective discussion


Avoidance behavior and fear were often felt when the students felt anxiety and they also experienced when speaking in public. Ideally students in the lecture process are expected to develop their potential, but in reality anxiety when speaking in public hampered their potential. The thought that other people didn't like it when talking, feeling a very fast heartbeat, and emitting a lot of sweat was an aspect of feeling afraid of something that has not happened, thus affecting the individual's mind to take a position. This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of information services that combine lecture, sociodrama, and discussion methods to overcome student learning anxiety. This research used quantitative methods. This type of research is Quasi Experiment with the design of The Non Equivalent Control Group. The population of this research was Muhammadiyah 1 Medan High School students, and the sample was selected using Purposive Sampling techniques. The research instrument used was the Likert Scale model, the data were analyzed using the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test and Kolmogorov-Smirnov Two Independent Sampels with the help of SPSS version 20.The findings of this study were: (1) there were significant differences in students 'learning anxiety in the experimental group before and after participating in information services that combine lecture, sociodrama, and discussion methods, (2) there were differences in students' control anxiety before and after participating in information services using lecture, question and answer, and discussion methods, (3) there were differences in student learning anxiety between the experimental group students who were given information services that combine lecture methods, sociodramas, and discussions with control groups provided information services using lecture methods, question and answer, and discussion. Differences were seen from the average score of the experimental group posttest higher than the control group. Based on the findings above, it could be concluded that information services that combined lecture methods, sociodrama and effective discussion overcome the student learning anxiety.