Development of Fable Text Writing Teaching Materials Containing Character Education With Contextual Approach to Students Class Vii Smp Negeri 2 Kabanjahe (Published)
This study aims to describe (1) the need of teaching materials to write fable text writing material containing character education with contextual approach, (2) the feasibility of teaching material to write fable text writing material containing characteristic education with contextual approach, (3) test result of writing fable text containing character education with contextual approach. This type of research is research and development based on Borg & Gall development model. The subjects of this study consist of material experts, design experts, Indonesian teachers, and students on individual trials amounted to 3 students, small group trials amounted to 9 students, field trials of 32 students of students class VII SMP Negeri 2 Kabanjahe. Expert material validation results include the content feasibility component with an average of 91.66% on very good criteria, presentation feasibility obtained an average score of 96.25% on very good criteria, language eligibility obtained an average score of 95, 83% on the criteria on very good, and the contextual feasibility obtained an average score of 84.72% on very good criteria. The design expert’s validation results include the module size component having an average score of 100% on very good criteria, the module cover design has an average score of 78.57% on good criteria, and the module content design has an average score of 83.33% on very good criteria. Individual test results obtained an average score of 80.06% on good criteria. The results of small group trial obtained an average score of 87.46% on very good criteria. The result of limited field trial obtained an average score of 93.61% on very good criteria. Student learning outcomes before using the the material with an average score of 65,71% on good criteria and students’ learning outcomes after using the teaching materials averaging 81.25% on very good criteria. Thus, teaching materials to write fable text material containing character education with contextual approach that has been developed is feasible for use in the learning process as a source of student learning.
The Development of Character Based on Teaching Materials According to the Learning Design Experts Through a Contextual Approach at Grade V in Sd Negeri 060841 Medan City, Indonesia (Published)
The development of character education through learning materials is understood as the integration of messages and tools, as a vehicle of culture and individual empowerment. Therefore, it needs to be compiled teaching materials based on character education. Character-based teaching materials are instructional materials which are designed to allow the content or the learning activities to facilitate or educate characters through the insertion of character values. The character-based Civics learning materials through the contextual approach which are resulted in this development research are valid in terms of content and constructs. This can be seen based on the results of experts’ validation and practitioners on the developed teaching materials with valid categories. This result provides an illustration that the developed teaching materials can be used in learning Civics in grade V in SD Negeri 060841 Medan City. Character-based Civics teaching materials through the contextual approach generated in this development study have been declared effective for improving Civic learning skills and developing student character.