Volume 3-Issue 3

July 2018

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Need Assessment of Interactive Multimedia Based on Game in Elementary School: A Challenge into Learning in 21st Century

Pages: 1-8

This study aimed to describe the existence of learning media and analyzed the need assessments of interactive multimedia based on game for 5th grade students of primary school. The method of this study was descriptive qualitative. It described the phenomena based on the situation. The method used to choose the sample was purposive sampling which chose the sample based on certain consideration. The sample of this study consisted of 147 students and 5 primary school teachers. The techniques used to collect the data were interview, questionnaire, and observation. To analyze the data, interactive analysis was used. It consisted of: data collection, data condensation, data display, and conclusion. The result of this study showed that: (1) Primary school teacher had used learning media, such as book, picture, real object, and environment; (2) Teachers and students needed interactive multimedia based on game to support learning activity at primary school. Thus, the teachers were suggested to develop interactive multimedia based on game by involving experts to produce attractive multimedia and improve learning quality

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The Development of Problem-Based Quantum Learning Model in Elementary School

Elisabet Dyah KUSUMA Gunarhadi Riyadi
Pages: 9-16

The aim of this study is to develop Quantum Learning problem based model in elementary school. The method of this research is a research and development method by Borg and Gall simplified by Sukmadinata. The steps of development processes are preliminary research, developing, and testing. The instruments used are interview guide, observation guide and test. The steps are arranging the first draft, limited trials, and extensive trials. The steps of model testing are pre-test treatment post-test. The technique is simple random sampling. The result it can enhance the ability to solve the problem. Based on the result of the research and discussion, it can be concluded that (1) this model is able to increase the students problem solving skill,(2) this model is one of learning innovation which improve students activeness in learning activity. The result of this development could be used as an alternative learning innovation through learning model to improve students cognitive and noncognitive skills

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Students' Responses towards D-PBL Learning Model in the Material of Payment System and Means of Economic Exchange

Pages: 17-22

This study aims to determine the student's response to the D-PBL learning model on the material of payment system and the means of economic exchange. The research method used was pre-experimental design using one-shot case study design. The sample of this research were 21 tenth grade students of high schools in Indonesia. The data collection methods used in this study were interviews, observations and questionnaires. Observations were used to assess the syntax implementation of the D-PBL learning model in the classroom learning process, and the questionnaire was used to find out the students' responses to the D-PBL model covering the display aspect, material relevance aspects, contextual learning aspects, and advantage aspects. The observation data were analysed using Guttman scale while the students' responses were analysed using five-point Likert scale. The results showed that the syntaxes implementation of the D-PBL model in the classroom learning process was 100%, and the average score of the students' responses to the D-PBL model was categorized as very good with a score of 91.9%. This study also showed that the students responded very positively to the D-PBL learning model. This indicates that the D-PBL learning model aims to construct the knowledge of the students through meaningful problem solving as well as to assist them in understanding the material of the payment system and the means of economic exchange.

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Investigation of Factors Affecting Field Selection of 11th Grade in High School Students

Yasin Bayraktar
Pages: 23-31

In this study, the factors affecting the field selection process of the 11th grade high school students who have made the field selection, the awareness of their interests and abilities, whether they have done enough research in this process and their thoughts about the choice they made were investigated. The factors affecting the field selection of the students are investigated in terms of the following variables: 1-Interests and abilities, 2-The effect of the course success, 3-The expectation of family members, 4-Economic level, 5-Selection of the close friends, 6-Teacher guidance. This study was conducted with a "retrospective survey study model". In the study, the "Factors Affecting Field Selection (FAFS)" questionnaire developed by the researcher in accordance with the expert opinion was used as a data collection tool. The sample of the study consists of a total of 30 students, 12 of whom are girls and 18 of whom are boys, who have selected the field in the 11th grade in private and state high schools in Kocaeli, Istanbul and Manisa provinces. Research data were obtained by content analysis by making frequency and percentage calculations. In the survey, it was seen that the field selection was directly influenced by the future goals of the students, the courses they were successful, family expectations and their interests and skills. It was observed that the gender and age variables of the students did not make a significant difference on the results. In addition, it has been determined that the economic level of the students' families and the preferences of the closest friends do not have the effect that is expected in the field selection, but rather that the individual expectations have a guiding function.

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The Effectiveness of Microlearning to Improve Students’ Learning Ability

Gona Sirwan Mohammed Karzan Wakil Sarkhell Sirwan Nawroly
Pages: 32-38

One of the most important requirements for successful learning experiences is learning activity on a regular basis. The problem with today’s learning system is that the learners often get stuck while using traditional learning systems because they can’t motivate them to fast learning and make a creative mind. Successful learning requires getting knowledge on regular bases and keeping it memorable as long as possible. The problem with traditional learning methods is that the learner's mind glued in its state and it does not provide any motivation to them to get new knowledge and improve their skills. Microlearning provides a new teaching paradigm which can allow knowledge and information to divided into small chunks and deliver it to the learners. Microlearning can make the learning subjects easy to understand and memorable for a longer period. In this work, we tested microlearning teaching methods for ICT subject in the Primary school. We chose two groups from a Primary school in Sulaimani city. Then we teach the class using microlearning methods in one of them and traditional methods in the other for six weeks. After testing both groups getting the results, Microlearning group showed around 18% better learning than traditional group. We can conclude that using microlearning techniques, the effectiveness, and efficiency of learning can be improved. Also, the knowledge can stay memorable for longer periods.

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The Development of Integrative Theme Based Instructional Materials Containing Characteristics Values of Fifth Grade Elementary Schools in Surakarta, Indonesia

Arief Pratomo Sarwanto Roemintoyo
Pages: 39-46

This research is aimed to 1) develop theme based instructional materials containing characteristics values which are appropriate to be used as supporting learning materials and to improve students’ comprehension; 2) find the effectiveness from the development of integrative theme based instructional materials containing characteristics values. The developed instructional materials are in the form of student books. The research method employed here was research and development which was arranged in three stages, namely experts’ validation, limited try out, and wide tryout. Data analysis using quantitative descriptive analysis. Meanwhile, the subjects of the research are expert validators and elementary school students in grade V SD in the city of Surakarta. The research was carried out at the fifth grade of elementary schools which have implemented theme based learning of Curriculum 2013 in Surakarta. Limited try out was carried in SD Negeri Kleco, while wide try out was carried out in 2 school in SD Negeri Kratonan and SD Negeri Bulukantil. The instruments of the research were the instructional materials’ properness assessment, questionnaire, and questions sheet. The result of the experts validation for the instructional materials is 91,6%. The result of the limited try out of instructional materials gets the average of 88,7%. The result of the instructional materials wide material’ test has the average of 96,36%. the value of Sig The computation of simple paired t-test acquire. = 0,000 in each sample, where the value of α=0.05, since the value of Sig.< α, it can be concluded that the data of pretest and post-test are really significantly different and there is significance influence of the use of integrative theme based instructional materials towards students’ comprehension. The result of the research are (1) the instructional material contains developed characteristics values which are appropriate to be used; (2) the developed the instructional material are effective to be used in the learning process.

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Easy Econometrics by Student Worksheet

Ni’matush Sholikhah Retno Mustika Dewi Waspodo Tjipto Subroto
Pages: 47-50

Students have difficulty in understanding Econometrics. Based on existing problems, needed a learning materials in the form of Worksheets based on Practice which is capable of supporting courses of Econometrics as well as being able to cultivate self-reliance in students. The purpose of this study is to describe (1) development of student activity sheets on teaching Econometrics, (2) the feasibility of the development of student activity sheets based on teaching Econometrics, (3) student learning outcomes after using Student worksheets based on practical Econometrics, and (4) the response of the students of Student-based teaching worksheets Econometrics. This research uses a type of research development by using 4 d approach (Four-D models). The products of this activity are embodied in materials in the form of worksheets students practical work-based, where in each of the basic skills that exist within the courses of Econometrics will be served content material, Practical tutorial with the help data processing software, as well as Practical case studies. Based on the review and validation of content and media expert expert each obtained a score of 31% and 35% with the criteria. Thus the student activity sheet-based practical feasibility in the process of teaching and learning activities.

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Students’ Tolerance Behavior in Religious-Based Primary School: Gender Perspective

Wita Juwıta Abdul Salim Winarno Winarno
Pages: 51-58

Tolerance in the pluralism and multiculturalism is a demand. The diversity requires a unity through the acceptance and appreciation, furthers, it is a cooperative attitude that upholds the value of harmony. The aim of this research is to analyze and describe how the students’ tolerance behavior in a religious-based primary school in the gender perspective. The distinct attitude on the male and female students in the daily basis heightens the fact of this case in tolerance also happened among them. Employing the qualitative method, this study implemented case study. The result shows that there is a distinct tolerance behavior to the male and female students in religious-based primary school. The male students tend to be more ignorant towards the differences; meanwhile; the female students are more sensitive towards the diversity in their environment.

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The Development of Science Learning Device Based on Serukam Local Culture To Improve Students’ Analytical Skill

Frastika Sasmitatias Heru Kuswanto
Pages: 59-68

As educator of the generations to continue the nation, teachers have an important role as facilitator of strength and motivation in the development of the attitude required for the attainment of educational objectives and goals. They could have an influence on their students with what they teach. Therefore, they need to be innovative in delivering their teaching to learners in order that the teaching and learning process becomes more meaningful and results in quality education. In a piece of research, a learning kit with local culture as basis and developed with the purpose of improving students’ analytical skills has been found to be valid and effective in use. The learning kit consists of a learning execution plan, a students’ work sheet, and an evaluation instrument. The research was Research and Development in design and used the model named ADDIE with the letters in the name standing for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation to represent the research stages. The research subjects were junior high school students of the grade officially called Grade VII with 31 of them serving as the experimental class. The research instruments were a validation sheet, an analytical skill test, The research used test and non-test data collection techniques. According to the validation results, the IPA learning kit developed in the research with Serukam local culture as basis was declared valid by an experts’ team of validators. The research results indicated that the learning kit was effective in use in relation with students’ analytical skills. It was indicated by results of analysis of data obtained before and after the learning period, which showed that the gain score for students’ analytical skills was 0.54, which was medium in category, Therefore, the learning kit developed as the final product of the research already meets the criteria for being valid and effective to use to improve students’ analytical skills.

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Children’s Social Skills Stimulation Viewed From Early Childhood Education Unit in Indonesia

Aulia Rohmawati
Pages: 69-73

Social skill is the most important aspects in the children development to determine them for starting to and getting social interaction to among others. An Early Childhood Education is a strategic place to develop children’s social skill. Each of Early Childhood Education levels has some ways and own methodologies to emerge social values including stimulation of social skill.This research uses qualitative methodology. Collect the data using interview, observation, documentation as well as validate data using triangulation and resource. Data analysis include data collection, data reduction, data serving, data concluding and verification. The result of this research shows that (1) Stimulation of social skill is given through daily activity in the school according to own types of institution; (2) Teachers are able to arrange timetable, have an authority to determine what type of stimulation are needed as well as supervise and control the implementation of it. Suggestion for this research are proposed to: (1) Institutions are hopefully facilitating more proper to stimulate social skills in the children; (2) Teachers are hopefully making a varied timetable and making an outstanding activity to stimulate social skills in the children; (3) Parents are hopefully cooperating with the teachers to emerge independence in their children.

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Strategies to Improve Student Learning Habits For Middle School Student in Sukoharjo, Indonesia

Awik HIDAYATI Ismail
Pages: 74-79

Study habit is a form of action that is done repeatedly and regularly so that formed an attempt to gain knowledge and in the student's change from not knowing to know. New habits are formed only when people know what to do (knowledge), how to do (skills), and desire to do (motivation). Therefore, in the process of developing Student Habits need a strategy to develop the Habits of Student Learning.The research method used in this article is literature study. This research includes the type of literature study research by finding reference theory with cases or problems found. Based on the literature study, the results of strategies to improve students' learning habits are preliminary phase, content phase, and evaluation phase. At the preliminary phase students are prepared to obtain services by getting instructions from the counselor about the service activities to be held. At the content phase, guidance and counseling teacher explains what it is to learn, why should improve study habits, and how to improve study habits

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The Effectiveness of Scientific Approach Using E-Module Based on Learning Cycle 7E to Improve Students’ Learning Outcome

Pages: 75-85

The application of scientific ap-proach in the student-centred learning process requires the role of the teacher as a facilitator to support the creation of active learning by using a variety of media. One way to create such learning is to use e-module media based on learning cycle 7E. The purpose of this research was to find out the effectiveness of scientific approach by using e-module based on learning cycle 7E on high-school-students' learning outcomes. The research was an experimental research using one-group pretest-posttest pre-experimental design. This study used a sample of Mathematics and Science (MIA) students of Senior High Schools in Karanganyar Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. The sampling technique used was purposive sampling while the data-collection technique was using test, that are pre-test and post-test. The data test were then analysed using t-test (Independent Simple t-test) with SPSS 17.0. The results of the analysis showed that the application of scientific approach using E-Module based on learning cycle 7E is effective to use.

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Analysis of Students’ Need for Augmented Reality As An Art Learning Medium in Primary School Teacher Education at Universitas Sebelas Maret

Jenny Indrastoeti SP Tribudiharto
Pages: 86-92

There is an increasing number of students using smart phones and tablets in Elementary teacher education college. Mobile devices gained popularity as an educational tool and there are many colleges that used them frequently in educational activities to improve learning. There are many augmented reality (AR) applications available that can be used to create educational contents for these mobile devices.This paper surveys students’ need for the importance of using augmented reality as a media in art learning. Ourgoalis to develop prototype augmented reality media as a follow up of the needs analysis conducted on elementary school teacher education students. The aim of this study is to obtain 1) description of the use of learning media as teaching resource on art learning process, that has been happening in the field 2) formulation of learning media that needs to be developed on art learning. This research is based on the unavailability of learning media that can develop student appreciation to achieve a more meaningful understanding in appreciating the artwork in the subject of Art Education.The study is development study in the early stages of needs analysis. The results of descriptive analysis of the study found that 1) the use of learning media as teaching resource on art learning process that has been happening in the field has not done optimally. 2) The learning media that needs to be developed in art learning is in the form of augmented reality.

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