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Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi Indonesia
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ISSN (Print) 2442-3750 - ISSN (Online) 2527-6204
Published by U of Muhammadiyah Malang Homepage  [2 journals]
  • Lecturers’ perception on students’ critical thinking skills
           development and problems faced by students in developing their critical
           thinking skills

    • Authors: Astuti Muh. Amin, Romi Adiansyah
      Pages: 1 - 10
      Abstract: Critical thinking emerges when learners attempt to use their background knowledge to construct meaning through interpreting, analyzing, and manipulating information in responding to a problem or a question that requires more than a single correct answer. Two factors that affect the improvement of the students’ critical thinking skills are lecturers’ activities and students’ activities. This study was a descriptive quantitative study which aimed to investigate (1) how lecturers perceive the development of students’ critical thinking skills and (2) drawbacks or obstacles that hinder the development of students’ critical thinking skills. The type of this research is a survey research with the descriptive quantitative approach. The research samples were taken from the population by using purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using a questionnaire, an observation sheet, and interviews. The research findings are 32.05% of the lecturers evaluated their students' critical thinking skills; therefore, promoting lecturers' awareness of developing students' critical thinking skills is necessary. In addition, the results of the present study also indicated that the development of students' critical thinking skills could interfere with many aspects including lecturers, students, frequencies of scientific meetings, and facilities.
      PubDate: 2018-03-14
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5181
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Strategies for establishing networking with partner schools for
           implementing lesson study in Indonesia

    • Authors: Nurwidodo Nurwidodo, Sumar Hendayana, Iin Hindun, Eri Sarimanah
      Pages: 11 - 22
      Abstract: Lesson Study for Learning Community (LSLC) contains two terminologies underpinning one another. There are many difficult challenges when the plan to create LSLC surfaces. Therefore, strong motivation and precise implementation strategies are of urgency. One of the ways is by developing networking of LSLC between universities and partner schools. The LSLC program will become powerful when it is done collaboratively in a form of strong partnership connected by networks. Writing this article aims to describe strategies for establishing networking with partner schools for implementing lesson study in Indonesia. This review article uses literature comparison study methods and use content analysis. In order for LSLC to manifest and become successful, resourcing and utilizing the partnership with schools are required. In a partnership with schools in order to implement LSLC, both parties must share the same need, which is facing the challenge with the willingness to cooperate for solving the problem. Cooperation with partner schools needs to be nurtured to become networking so that the benefits and the spirit of cooperation in solving problem double fold. Networking with partner schools can be implemented and can function well when the management of this networking conforms to shared needs, nurtures cooperation and mutual respect, gives and takes equally, and also promotes fair acceptance, support, independence, and discipline.
      PubDate: 2018-03-26
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5489
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Improving creative thinking skills and scientific attitude through
           inquiry-based learning in basic biology lecture toward student of biology
           education

    • Authors: Bayu Sandika, Herlina Fitrihidajati
      Pages: 23 - 28
      Abstract: Creative thinking skill and scientific attitude are one of 21st century skills which have to be taught to students in the learning process. The pre-study result indicated that only a few of learning process is provided by scientific activities which can assist students to comprehend the concepts easier and improve the students’ creative thinking skill and scientific attitude. Inquiry-based learning can be an alternative to provide an active and authentic scientific learning process. This study aims at improving creative thinking skill and scientific attitude through inquiry-based learning in basic biology lecture toward students of biology education. This study is included in a descriptive quantitative research. The research focused on the topic of cell transport which was taught toward 25 students of Biology 2 class from 2017 academic year of Biology Education Department. The learning process was conducted in two meetings on November 2017. The enhancement of students’ creative thinking skill was determined by one group pre-test and post-test research design using test instrument meanwhile the scientific attitude focused on curiosity and objectivity were observed using non-test instrument. Research result showed that students’ creative thinking skill enhanced highly and students’ scientific attitude improved excellently through inquiry-based learning in basic biology lecture.
      PubDate: 2018-03-26
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5326
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Problem-based learning: Generates higher-order thinking skills of tenth
           graders in ecosystem concept

    • Authors: Siti Ramdiah, H. Abidinsyah, Ria Mayasari
      Pages: 29 - 34
      Abstract: This study aimed to determine the effect of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) model on tenth grade students’ higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) in ecosystem concept. The design of this study was quasi experimental research with "nonequivalent pretest-posttest control group design". The population of this study was X grade students in Senior High School (SHS) Kandangan, South Kalimantan. The sample were chosen through random sampling technique. The sample will be tested for equivalence based on the data of from the report card from the first semester. The instrument of data collection is students' HOTS rubric that developed by Hart (1994) with a range of scores for each question ranging from 0 to 4. One way analysis of variance (anava) was used as hypothesis test in this study. The result showed that PBL learning model had a positive effect on HOTS. It can be seen from the average of HOTS level of control class was 28.40 and treatment class was 36,23 and seen from F value = 20.97 whereas F table = 0.05 means F arithmetic > F table.
      PubDate: 2018-03-27
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5490
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Analysis of students’ science motivation and nature of science
           comprehension in middle school

    • Authors: Azizul Ghofar Candra Wicaksono, Ipah Budi Minarti, Fenny Roshayanti
      Pages: 35 - 42
      Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore the pattern of science motivation and nature of science (NoS) and the relationship between science motivation and nature of science in middle school students located in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. The design of this study was survey followed by the correlation study to discover the relationship between science motivation level and nature of science comprehension. This research included 113 students as sample. The instrument used for data collection was SMQ and seven essay test from NoS indicator. This study revealed that the students had a median score of science motivation and the low score in nature of science comprehension. There were students’ science motivation and nature of science comprehension urgently need to be improved. It can be done by developing learning process and any support from school or family.
      PubDate: 2018-03-28
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5354
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • I-invertebrata as an android-based learning media for molluscs,
           arthropods, and echinoderms identification and its influence on
           students' motivation

    • Authors: Arindra Trisna Widiansyah, Sri Endah Indriwati, Munzil Munzil, Ahmad Fauzi
      Pages: 43 - 52
      Abstract: In Zoology course, students often have difficulty to identify several invertebrates. Android-based learning media is currently an alternative way of solving some problems during the learning process. Therefore, android-based learning media that assist students to identify invertebrates was developed in this study. This research method used to research and development model (R&D) developed by Borg and Gall (1983) that consisting 10 steps, that are research and data collection; planning the educational product; developing the product's preliminary form; initial field testing; the first revision of main product; main field testing; operational product revision; operational field testing; final product revision; and dissemination. The validation results from the material expert I, material expert II, and media experts were 96.6%; 94.3%; and 94.7%, respectively.  That results concluded I-Invertebrata was feasible for use in learning but requires minor revision. Furthermore, the results of quasi-experimental research that was analyzed by using analysis of covariance test showed the learning motivation of students who use I-Invertebrata is significantly higher than students who do not use I-Invertebrata.
      PubDate: 2018-03-28
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5476
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Developing the fun and educative module in plant morphology and anatomy
           learning for tenth graders

    • Authors: Alfi Suciyati, Tabita Adian
      Pages: 53 - 60
      Abstract: This research aims to examine the eligibility of and responses from expert media, expert material, practitioners and students’ on the ‘Fun and Educative’ biology module. The module was developed in a fun and educative way presenting various educative games. The research development model is using ADDIE model that consists of five phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. The data collection technique employed examination of learning media experts, material experts, practitioners (biology teachers), and students. The data of research was analyzed in descriptive-qualitative and descriptive-qualitative ways. The results of evaluation on the module’s eligibility convey that the learning media expert gave 87.69% with the category of ‘highly eligible’, the material expert gave 86.00% with the category of ‘highly eligible', and the practitioners gave 83.68% with the category of ‘eligible'. The students' responses to questionnaires given related to the developed module gave 90.00% with the category of ‘highly interesting'. Based on the results of examination by the media expert, material expert, practitioners, and students, conclude that the module has fulfilled the criteria of good and eligible learning material and can be used for studying biology.
      PubDate: 2018-03-28
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5334
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Booklet development based on research identification of fiddler crab (Uca
           spp.) diversity in mangrove ecosystem

    • Authors: Ajizatunnisa Ajizatunnisa, Sri Wahyuni, Lud Waluyo, Fuad Jaya Miharja
      Pages: 61 - 66
      Abstract: The purpose of this development study is to develop research-based booklet for the identification of fiddler crab (Uca spp.) diversity. Some people do not yet know the ecological benefits of fiddler crabs. This is apparent when some people take fiddler crabs to serve as decorative crabs. The product specifications expected in the development of this medium are booklets. Therefore, it takes a companion learning media that can lead the local community to implement self-learning in the form of booklet because their interest of reading is very less, especially when reading a book that is colorless and has a lot of words. Booklet that is packed with interesting and accompanied by pictures is an alternative solution. The development method used in the research is Exploration, Explanation, and Evaluate (3E) model. The research was conducted by developing the research result into a booklet based on the diversity of fiddler crabs in mangrove ecosystem. The booklet validation consists of two lecturers from the Department of Biology Education at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang which is a material expert and learning media expert. The result of this research is booklet very valid with the percentage of material expert validity 81.25% and learning media expert 95.13%.
      PubDate: 2018-03-28
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5337
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Developing poster based on diversity of Nepenthes in Padat Karya Forest
           Krayan, North Kalimantan

    • Authors: Silfia Ilma, Zulfadli Zulfadli, Superli Superli, Darius Rupa
      Pages: 67 - 74
      Abstract: Nepenthes is a unique carnivores plant that can be found in Padat Karya forest, Krayan at the North Kalimantan. The existence of these plants can be used as a media of learning so that learning activities become more contextual. The aims of this study are 1) to know the diversity of Nepenthes in Padat Karya forest, 2) to determine the feasibility of learning media in the form of poster developed from the results of the Nepenthes diversity research. This research consisted of two stages. The first was research stage which involved inventory, identification, and diversity index determination of Nepenthes. The second stage was development research i.e developing the results gained from the first stage into poster form. The research and development model employed in this study was the modified-Borg and Gall (2006) model. There were five steps conducted, namely (1) need analysis, (2) planning, (3) develop the preliminary form of product, (4) preliminary field testing, and (5) main product revision. The results showed that the diversity index value of Nepenthes was categorized as ‘medium’. In addition, based on the validation and response obtained, the poster developed was feasible to be utilized as a learning media in senior high school.
      PubDate: 2018-03-26
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5231
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Two sides of the same coin: Student justification for or against
           evolutionary theory

    • Authors: Pratchayapong Yasri, Thanakorn Maleesut
      Pages: 75 - 84
      Abstract: Students accepting evolution are likely to rely on science as cognitive authority (i.e. science textbooks and science teachers). In contrast, those not accepting are likely to rely on religion as cognitive authority (i.e. religious texts and religious leaders).  A thematic analysis based on existing quantitative and qualitative studies has been carried out in order to propose a theoretical framework for a range of reasons contributing to students' acceptance and rejection of evolutionary theory. This article urges that instruction of evolution is more than the matter of delivering scientific contents. It also deals with personal worldviews influenced by different forms of cognitive authority. It is therefore important to put more emphasis on developing students’ learning skills to critically evaluate which source of information is scientifically appropriate, with full respect to religious belief of individuals.
      PubDate: 2018-03-30
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5305
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • General informatics teaching with B-Learning teaching model

    • Authors: Nguyen The Dung, Diani Fatmawati
      Pages: 85 - 94
      Abstract: Blended learning (B-learning), a combination of face-to-face teaching and E-learning-supported-teaching in an online course, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools have been studied in recent years. In addition, the use of this teaching model is effective in teaching and learning conditions in which some certain subjects are appropriate for the specific teaching context. As it has been a matter of concern of the universities in Vietnam today, deep studies related to this topic is crucial to be conducted. In this article, the process of developing online courses and organizing teaching for the General Informatics subject for first-year students at the Hue University of Education with B-learning teaching model will be presented. The combination of 60% face-to-face and 40% online learning.
      PubDate: 2018-03-26
      DOI: 10.22219/jpbi.v4i1.5312
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018)
       
 
 
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