Volume 4 Issue 1 (Next Issue 2019)

January 2019

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Development of the Predict Observe Explain (POE)-based Thematic Teaching Materials

Amalia Puspha Rini Nunuk Suryani Siti Sutarmi Fadhilah
Pages: 1-7

The learning process cannot be separated from the use of teaching materials that play a role to achieve the competencies that must be achieved by the learners. The purpose of this research is to identify the developmental stages of Predict Observe Explain (POE)-based thematic teaching materials, quality, and effectiveness of teaching materials to improve the learners' learning outcomes. This is a research and development technique. The development of this product is done through the design model of ADDIE learning system, i.e. (1) analysis, (2) design, (3) development, (4) implementation, (5) and evaluation. The results show that the POE-based thematic teaching materials has excellent quality on aspects of graphics and material with the score 4,52 and score 4,75 respectively from the aspects of readability, linguistic, and presentation according to the learners as the users of the product. Furthermore, the effectiveness test results show that the average class score that does not use POE-based thematic materials is 75,72, whereas that using POE thematic materials is 82,08. Therefore, the average score in the experimental class is higher than the control one. The Sig. shows 0,010 <0,05, then H0 is rejected and H1 accepted. It is concluded that there is a significant value difference between the control and experimental class

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The Development of Thematic Integrative Based Learning Material for Fifth Grade Elementary School

Qoumi Ghonin Hamidah Siti Sutarmi Fadhilah Bambang Wasito Adi
Pages: 8-14

The purpose of this research is to produce thematic integrative based learning material theme “Lingkungan Sahabat Kita” for fifth grade of elementary school in Sragen. This research belongs to Research and Development (R&D), which consists of three stages, namely: (1) preliminary study; (2) development study; (3) product’s effectiveness test. The result of the research showed that the developed learning material was appropriate and effective to be used in the learning process. The appropriateness of the learning material was shown by the statement of “very good” by the language experts with the percentage of 87,5%, the statement of “good” by material experts with the percentage of 77,5%, and the statement of “very good” by media experts with the percentage of 89,35%. The effectiveness was proved by t-test which had t computation as 3.453 with the probability score 0.001. Probability score < 0.05, thus based on the mentioned criteria above, H0 was rejected. It means that there is prior score difference between experimental group and control group. Based on the explanation above, it can be concluded that the experimental group has better score of theme “Lingkungan Sahabat Kita” than control group.

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