JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning)
ISSN / EISSN : 2477-5924 / 2477-8478
Published by: STKIP Singkawang (10.26737)
Total articles ≅ 252
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JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 18-23; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2294
This study aims at exploring the determinant factors contributing to students’ choice in selecting English Study Program (A Study on English Study Program at FKIP Tanjungpura University in Pontianak). It has been noticed that some of the students have a low qualification of English skill, therefore, it has become a problem for those students to follow the lesson. It has assumed that the students do not have sufficient information on their selection of choosing English Study Program. The problems of this study are: (1) What are the determinant factors influenced the students’ choice in selecting the English study program of FKIP University of Tanjungpura in Pontianak ?. And (2) What are the dominant determinant factors influenced the students’ choice in selecting the English study program of FKIP at the University of Tanjungpura in Pontianak ?. The purposes of the study are: (1) to find out the determinant factors influenced the students’ choice of selecting the English study program, (2) to identify the dominant determinant factors influenced the students’ choice in selecting the English study program, and (3) to identify the deviation attitudes of the students in selecting English study program. The method uses questionnaires which contain some information to be answered by the students. There are 30 respondents as a sample of this research. The findings show that (1) the determinant factors are: a personal choice, the reputation of faculty, the reputation of the study program, teachers and parents, and a location. Meanwhile, the dominant determinant factors are (1) a personal choice (137), the reputation of the study program (119), teachers (111) and parents (107).
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 62-69; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2288
Concerning the fast spread of COVID-19, countries all over the world have closed academic institutions to stop the pandemic. It is now apparent that students and teachers require other options that have to be more versatile, easily accessible, and support the current technologies and conditions to face the unpredictable future. From the review, literature disclosed that universities throughout the globe are establishing and implementing electronics learning platforms as a basic need in academic institutions. This manuscript aimed to assess the status of electronics learning in China and Ethiopian educational institutions to counter the challenges of the closure of schools because of the outbreak of the pandemic. The paper highlights concerning e-learning in the sense of China and Ethiopia, e-learning challenges, and successful experiences. This review paper also suggests educators use e-learning and distance learning as a necessity to advance learning, particularly during this pandemic season.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 7-12; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2297
The purpose of this study is to identify Kolb’s learning style of seventh-grade students. Learning style is a combination of the way how the student absorbs then processes the information. Kolb's learning style, developed by David Kolb, combines students' learning tendency and produces four learning styles; they are diverger, assimilator, converger, and accommodator. Learning style is one of the factors can cause misconceptions. A misconception is a difference between a student's conceptions and the expert. Usually, the concepts are difficult to correct. This misconception will affect a student's achievement and disturb in understanding and developing a student's knowledge. The method applied in this study was a survey method with describtive qualitative technique. The data were collected using Kolb's Learning Style Inventory (KLSI) 3.1 version. The subjects were 78 students in three schools with high, medium, and low grades The results indicated that from 78 students, there were 40 divergers (51%), 12 assimilators (15%), ten convergers (13%), and 16 accommodators (21%). Each kind of learning style affects a student's misconception. This research benefits in identifying misconceptions probably faced by students in certain subjects of science learning.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 13-17; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2348
Lack of critical thinking skills in students is a problem faced in thematic learning at SD Negeri 2 Kedungrejo. Therefore, it had an impact on low learning outcomes. From this problem, this study aims to improve critical thinking skills and learning outcomes through discovery learning model. Classroom Action Research (PTK) was used in this study. While the data collection instruments included observation sheets, test questions, and questionnaires. The data analysis technique used a comparative descriptive technique. The subjects of this study were 22 4th grade students of SD Negeri 2 Kedungrejo. The results of this study indicated an improvement of critical thinking skills and students’ learning outcomes. This can be proven by the average value of students' critical thinking skills in cycle I of 54.67% and increased again in cycle II by 69.84%. Whereas for students’ learning outcomes, in cycle I showed students’ average score of 70. Moreover, it increased by an average value of 80 in cycle II. To sum up, these results showed that applying discovery learning model in the online learning process were able to improve students’ critical thinking skills and learning outcomes.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 24-30; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2317
In relation to producing, enjoying, and especially criticizing literature, some literary terminologies are used frequently. Thus, corpus in the field of Literature is urgently needed to compile. This study aims to compile literary terminologies found in Literature and Language Teaching by Gillian Lazar and Literary Movements for Students by Ira Mark Milne books. In addition, it also tries to find the frequency, meaning (in context), and examples of the use of the terminologies. The method used in this research was document analysis, the data of which was obtained from predetermined documents, such as books of general literature, and books of theory and literary criticism. While the stages carried out were data collection, data selection, and presentation. From the books studied, it is found that the terminologies that appear could be categorized into terminologies related to (1) authors, (2) readers of literary works, (3) literary work itself, and (4) literary theory and criticism. Additionally, there is an interesting fact from the data found that the books have different frequencies of literary terminologies. The terminologies that appeared in Literary Movements for Students are more frequent.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 1-6; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2270
The purpose of this research is to boost teacher pedagogic competence using a mentoring-coaching approach. Three SMPK Immanuel Pontianak teachers participated in the two cycles of action research conducted in the year academic of 2014-2015. This recent research inspects the impact of principal’s approaches on teacher pedagogic competence changes and its hindering factors. The principal’s approaches toward teachers were decided using a Glickman’s diagram, and teacher performance was measured using a rubric to measure their teaching performance. The collected data were analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively. The findings indicated that teacher pedagogic was able to rise using this combined technique, although not all subjects were successful in being improved. The other significant findings were (1) the principal’s consistency in applying chosen approach, (2) teachers’ ability to identify their need for improvement. This recent study’s limitations were the minimal number of participants, teacher motivation as the overlooked factor, and the supervisor’s ability to consistently apply the chosen approaches.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 31-38; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2305
Violence become a serious problem in this country. All parties including students have been involved in this swirl of problems. The phenomenon of violence in the educational environment can be minimized by internalizing the Living Value Education Program (LVEP) in learning activities. LVEP internalization is carried out as a reference basis in developing resolution models in social studies learning. This article focuses on examining (1) the process of internalizing values in social studies learning, (2) the importance of including LVEP in the learning process, and (3) making LVEP the basis for developing a conflict resolution model. Articles are reviewed using literature study. The results showed that (1) the process of internalizing values in social studies learning was carried out in order to prepare students to become good citizens. (2) LVEP contains universal values such as peace, respect, love, cooperation, happiness, honesty, humility, responsibility, simplicity, tolerance, freedom and unity which can be used as a reference in classroom learning activities. (3) LVEP can be used as a reference in developing a conflict resolution model because it contains values of peace-loving, tolerance, and upholds the value of national unity and integrity
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 53-61; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.2355
This study aims to examine the relationship between self-esteem and learning responsibility and group learning commitment of physical education students. We used a quantitative approach, with a correlation design. During the research, there were 88 physical education students from semester VI involved. In collecting the data, we used the State Self-Esteem Scale from Heatherton and Polivy (1991), the Personal Responsibility Questionnaire from Mergler (2007), and the Organization Commitment Scale from Allen and Meyer (1990). The research data were analyzed descriptively and used Pearson correlation with the assistance of SPSS. The descriptive test revealed that self-esteem is quite good (67%), responsibility for learning is relatively good (54.6%), and students’ group learning commitment is quite good (65.9%). Whereas, the Pearson test indicated that there is a positive and significant relationship between self-esteem and learning responsibilities (0.468) and the students’ group learning commitment (0.282). This study emphasizes that lecturers and peers need to support, maintain, and develop positive self-esteem through supportive feedback to encourage students’ learning behavior, such as being responsible and committed to group learning in completing various learning tasks.
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 6, pp 39-46; doi:10.26737/jetl.v6i1.1535
The main reason for conducting this research is that Sundanese textbooks do not describe the material gradation standards according to the needs and background of students at each level of Education, in addition to not presenting a systematic material structure. In connection with the reason above, the purpose of this study is to examine the gradations and structure of the material contained in the Sundanese textbook for Junior High School/MTs and Senior High School/Vocational/MA students. The method used in this research is the description method. While the data collection technique used in this research is library research techniques. The technique is used to describe data based on gradations and structure of subject presented in Sundanese textbooks based on education levels. The data processed in this study is Sundanese language learning materials including 1) literary forms of poetry: poetry, circumcision, wawacan, satire, pupujian, sawer, and kawih; 2) literary forms of prose: fairy tales, short story, novels, puppet story, and drama; 3) non-literary texts: speeches, writers, letters, reports, debates, interviews, and reports reading. As for, the source of the data is Sundanese textbooks for Junior High School/MTs and Senior High School/Vocational/MA students based on the 2013 Local Content Curriculum Revised 2017. The finding of this study is that the composition of Sundanese textbook material for Junior High School/MTs and Senior High School/Vocational/MA students in accordance with the 2013 Local Content Curriculum Revised 2017, nevertheless, not paying attention to the gradation of the material. Things that unintentionally missing from the authors are 1) gradation of writing indicators from competencies achievement or learning objectives, 2) scope of material presentation and depth of material, and 3) variations of operational verbs on the writing tasks. This research can be used as a consideration in compiling the material presented in the textbook, so that the content presented ca be in accordance with students' needs and background based on their level of education.
Published: 30 September 2020
JETL (Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning), Volume 5, pp 296-302; doi:10.26737/jetl.v5i2.2145
This study aims to determine the essential dimensions of primary school education problems in Sintang district based on their types and aspects to analyze the readiness to implement the minimum competency assessment and character survey in 2021 with a focus on two main study dimensions, namely the main problems of education and the dimensions of readiness to implement the minimum competency assessment policy and character survey. The data was collected by combining qualitative and quantitative approaches through the implementation of a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) and a questionnaire. The FGD was attended by supervisors, school principals and elementary school teachers. Meanwhile, the questionnaire was filled in by elementary school teachers who were spread over some elementary schools in several sub-districts of Sintang district. Qualitative data analysis used taxonomic analysis techniques (taxonomy analysis) and interactive analysis from Miles and Huberman. Meanwhile, the quantitative analysis uses descriptive statistical analysis. The results showed that the taxonomy of educational problems in supporting the readiness to implement the minimum competency assessment and character survey in elementary schools in Sintang district was seen from the teacher dimensions regarding shortages and uneven distribution. In the curriculum dimension, it is considered that changes are too fast so that it becomes a source of confusion for some teachers, and in the learning process that has not made good use of information and communication technology tools. In the leadership and management dimension, the implementation of discipline and transparency is still low. In the dimension of school readiness towards implementing minimum competency assessment policies and character surveys in 2021, especially concerning the principal who not yet optimal initiative to encourage teacher involvement to find out and explore new policies and less proactive teachers in seeking information or increasing knowledge related to minimum competency assessment policies and character surveys through various available sources of information.