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ERIC Number: EJ1060858
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
The Integration of Environmental Education in Science Materials by Using "MOTORIC" Learning Model
Sukarjita, I. Wayan; Ardi, Muhammad; Rachman, Abdul; Supu, Amiruddin; Dirawan, Gufran Darma
International Education Studies, v8 n1 p152-159 2015
The research of the integration of Environmental Education in science subject matter by application of "MOTORIC" Learning models has carried out on Junior High School Kupang Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia. "MOTORIC" learning model is an Environmental Education (EE) learning model that collaborate three learning approach i.e. character approach, contextual and multimedia approaches. "MOTORIC" consists of seven components which constitute the acronym namely: Motivation, Observation, Talking, Orientation, Reinforcement, Implementation and Confirmation. The purpose of this research is to improve the junior high school students' knowledge about the environment. Furthermore, the study was carried out in February-May 2014, with a sample of class VII students of junior high school in Kupang Indonesia. Environmental education materials are integrated in this study include energy, living system, pollution, waste management and conservation. Data was measured by using multiple choice test of environmental knowledge. The data were analyzed using the Wilcoxon Signed Rank test. The results showed at 95% confidence level (a = 0.05), the integration of Environmental Education materials in science subject matter of junior high school through application of "MOTORIC" learning models effectively improve students' knowledge of the environment by 64.15% in large groups of students meanwhile 68.07% in small group of students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools; Grade 7; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia