Problem Based Learning to Improve the Quality of Mathematics Teaching At Elementary School Education Academic Year 2018/2019 (Published)
Research conducted at the University of Quality Jl Ngumban Surbakti No 18 Medan, North Sumatera Indonesia. This study aims to determine the influence of problem based learning models to improve learning quality. The type of research that researchers use is a draft of the research on quasi exsperimen with research draft using Non-Equivalent Control Group Design experiments. The population in the study is all students of the second generation of PGSD with a total of 7 classes with a student number of 278 people and as a sample of the class 2B21 (X-2) as the experimental class as many as 40 people and class 2B22 (X-1) as control class as many 35 people are acquired in a random way. Research instrument is a form test of the 35 description of the problem that has been validated by the validator with the level of breliability of Cronbach’s alphadan of 0.83 very high category. Hypothesis testing conducted with Independent sample T-Test significantly ∝ = 5% and test requirement analysis is data normality and variance homogenization.Based on the results of the test Independent Sample Test obtained t = 6.2706 and t at the degree of freedom (DF = 73) and a significant level of α 0.05 is 1.6660. It was therefore null Hypotesis rejected and received an alternate hypothesis. Thus the implementation of a problem-based learning model is influential and can improve the outcomes of low-grade mathematics teaching the primary school teacher Education course of Quality University
Developing Learning Media Integrated With Documentary Film on Social Science Subject in Class V Sdn 014680 Buntu Pane Academic Year 2018/2019 (Published)
This research aimed to develop documentary-based learning media in social study learning in class V SD Negeri 014680 Buntu Pane. Then to find out the students’ responses on learning media integrated with documentary film in social study learning in class V SD Negeri 014680 Buntu Pane. And to find out the student’ learning outcomes of class V SD Negeri 014680 in learning social studies using learning media integrated with documentary film. This study used the development of R & D model, developing learning product was a model which was arranged systematically according to the learning characteristics of students. This research was carried out by distributing questionnaires and expert judgment sheets. The research findings showed: (1) The test from material experts on social studies subjects was in very good qualification (88.86%), (2) The test from design expert of learning media was in very good qualification (86,95%), (3) The test from learning media expert was in very good qualification (87,41%), (4) The test from individual trial was in very good qualification (94,17%), (5) The test from small group was in very good qualification (95,91%), (6) The test from limited field trial was in very good qualification (95,74%). The calculation result of t count = 5.98 while t table = 1.68. Because t count = 5.98> t table = 1.68, it could be concluded that there was significant difference in students’ learning outcomes between students who used learning media integrated with documentary film and those who did not use documentary film learning media. The final product of this study was a learning film CD. This research was conducted in class V SD Negeri 014680 Buntu Pane Academic Year 2018/2019 even semester with 24 students. Thus, this documentary-based learning media developed was effective to improve student learning outcomes.
The Effect of Teacher Performance on Student Learning Outcomes Public Elementary School 060934 Medan Johor Academic Year 2017/2018 (Published)
The Problem of this study is the performance of teachers and students learning outcomes in Public Elementary School 060934 Medan Johor Academic Year 2017/2018. One of the contributing factors is the demands of professionalism towords teachers in an educational institution called school. The purpose of this study for good results will be the benchmark of all the key eduacational components of quality performance. This research was conducted at Elementary School 060934 Medan Johor on March 27, 2018. The population of this study is the entire class of Elementary School 060934 Medan Johor amounted to 12 people as well as a sample of research. The data collection is questionnaire and hypothesis testing by using t-test. From the results of data analysis and hypothesis obtained the average value of teacher performance 105,83 average value of student learning outcomes 79,12. And the performance of teachers is better than the results of student learning in Elementary School 060934 Medan Johor Academic Year 2017/2018.
The Development of Student Worksheet with the Theme of I Am Special Character Based For Students Grade One In Public Primary School 060911 Menteng Medan (Published)
This study aims to produce student worksheets based on sub-themes 4 I am special in class one Public Primary School 060911 Menteng. It is research and development that refers to character formation using 4-D development. This model has four stages, they are define, design, plan, and disseminate. The results of the study show that data on the quality of product development is collected by the results of observations and questionnaires. The collected data are analyzed by quantitative descriptive analysis techniques. The results of this study indicate (1) Validation of material experts on the assessment of material feasibility is in very good criteria (96.60%), (2) Validation of learning design is in very good criteria (95.75%); (3) Validation of the language is very good criteria (85.60%). The practicality of teaching materials is concluded based on the teacher’s and students’ responses; (i) Response of class 1-A students to character-based student worksheets in the stage of test field is 100% and Class 1-B is 99%. The students says that the teaching material is practical, (ii) Teacher response to character based student worksheets in the trial is 100%, it is practical category. Likewise with the product effectiveness test, there are differences in learning outcomes of students using character based student worksheet. It can be concluded based on the results of post-test students at the stage of the test field, the percentage of classical completeness is 100% with 28 students or 99% declared complete for grades 1-A and 1- B. All students complete the assessment. The assessment of student learning outcomes based on the pretest and posttest is analyzed by increasing the score in class 1-A is 46.24% to 100% and class 1-B is 64.28% to 100%.
Developing Comic as Learning Media With Sub-Theme “The Beauty Of My Country’s Cultural Diversity” On Social Science in Class IV Of Sdn 026609 Binjai Selatan (Published)
This study aims to: (1) produce learning comic media that is appropriate to use on the sub theme of the beauty of my country’s culture diversity in social science content in class IV; and (2) produce learning comic media on the sub theme of the beauty of my country’s culture diversity that is effective in social science content in class IV. This research is a development research using the development model of Thiagarajan, Semmel, and Semmel, namely by designing a modified 4–D model. The instruments used in the study were feasibility validation sheets which included aspects of content/material, language and presentation/design of comics, and test of learning outcomes. The first trial was conducted on students of class IV-a as many as 24 students and the second trial was conducted on IV-b class students by 25 students at SDN 026609 Binjai Selatan. The results of this study indicated that: (1) the learning comic media developed has been used properly; and (2) learning comic media on the sub theme of the beauty of my country’s culture diversity have been effective, judging from the achievement of student learning completeness. Furthermore, it is suggested that teachers can use comic learning media as an alternative learning to improve student learning outcomes.
Psychological Factors and College of Education Students’ Learning Outcomes in French, Cross River State, Nigeria (Published)
The study investigated psychological factors and College of Education students’ learning outcomes in French, Cross River State, Nigeria. Two research questions and two hypotheses were formulated to give direction to the study. The study adopted a survey research design and the population comprised 55 second year French Language students, of which the entire population was used for the study. A well validated Psychological Factors and Students’ Learning Outcomes in French (PFSLOF) questionnaire and a French Literacy Test (FLT) were used to collect the required data. The independent t-test was the statistical tools used for analysis of the data collected. Two hypotheses were tested at .05 level of significance. The results of the analysis revealed that students’ attitude and personality have significant influence on their learning outcomes in French Language. Sequel to the findings of this study, recommendations were made.
This article attempts to explore the relationship between active educational techniques and effective learning in vocational training centres. In particular, the effect of active educational techniques on the effectiveness of the adult educational process is explored. The analysis of the findings highlights, first of all, the great need for the use of adult learning techniques, their importance and their positive educational outcomes. In addition, it is noted that the most important reasons for abandoning an adult program are inefficiency in learning and lack of respect.
The Difference Student Learning Outcomes Using Discovery Learning and Inquiry Learning in Elementary School (Published)
This research adopted the quasi experimental research design which aims to identify the differences student learning outcomes taught with discovery learning and inquiry learning. The research population is all students at SD Negeri 1 Jeumput Aceh, the sample in this research consisted of 2 classes at grade V that are class A and B taken by cluster random sampling technique where class A as discovery learning class which amounted to 27 students and class B as inquiry class which amounted to 28 students. The data collecting instruments were student activity observation sheets and achievement test that first conducted by content validation and empirical validation. The data analysis technique was the two-side quality test, first calculate the normality and homogeneity test of two sample group variants and initial ability tests. Results of data processing obtained data of both classes are normally distributed and homogeneous. The result of research there are significant differences between student learning outcomes taught with discovery learning and inquiry learning in elementary school.
This research study which focused on Evaluation of Learning Outcomes for both Public and Private Primary School pupils in Ebonyi State Nigeria, adopted a descriptive survey design. The sample size for the study was 3,041 pupils and was restricted to primary four (4) pupils, made up of 1503 males and 1538 females. Three research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. Instrument for data collection was 110 test items developed by the researchers in the areas of Numeracy, Literacy and Life-skills .The instrument was given to the Experts for face and construct validity and was finally subjected to a reliability test, using Kudar-Richardson formula 20(K-R 20) which yielded a reliability co-efficient of 0.78. The test instruments were administered to the pupils with the help of research Assistants. Mean, Standard deviation and Percentage were used to answer the research questions while t-test and Chi-square (x2) Statisticts were used to test the null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The results of the of the findings revealed that both male and female primary 4 pupils are very poor and have very low competencies in Numeracy, literacy and Life skills. It is therefore recommended that the Federal Government of Nigeria should mount training and retraining programmes for the teachers on the method teaching the pupils Mathematics, English language and Life skills, in addition to supply of adequate textbooks. Also, supervision Team to monitor classroom teaching and learning should be set up among recommendations
The Development of Contextual Learning Oriented To Civic Learning Module Based On Validations of Material, Learning Design and Methodology Experts to Improve the Students’ Learning Outcomes of Grade V Sd 030413 Salak, Medan, Indonesia (Published)
Civic learning shows some weaknesses in the methodological aspects in which the expository approach strongly dominates almost the entire learning process. The teacher’s activity is more prominent than the students’ activities, so the students learning are limited to memorizing the concepts. The main problem in learning Citizenship Education (Civics) is the use of methods or learning models. Contextual approach is a learning concept in which the teacher presents a real-world situation into the classroom and encourages the students to make connections between their knowledge and applications in their lives as family members and society. The module and learning instruments are declared valid by the validator team. The practicality level of the module and learning instruments are stated good. Experts and practitioners state that the module and the developed learning instruments can be used with little revision. The teachers and the students can use this learning instrument in learning very well.