Articles

Found 3 Documents
Search
Journal : International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE)

Correlation between Teacher’s PCK (Pedagogical Content Knowledge) and Student’s Motivation in Primary School in Indonesia

International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE) Vol 4, No 1: March 2015
Publisher : Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science

Show Abstract | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (149.864 KB)

Abstract

Various learning problems occur due to the teachers’ inability in managing the learning process. Teacher’s learning skill is influenced by their understanding in the curriculum components which are including pedagogical knowledge and content knowledge. The aims of this research were to determine: 1) the condition of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) of primary school teachers; and 2) the relationship between the teacher’s PCK with student’s motivation in learning. The experiment was conducted on teachers and primary school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Teacher samples were taken by purposive sampling technique, whereas the student samples were taken by random sampling technique. The data of students’ motivation were collected through questionnaire, whereas data of PCK obtained from the results of teachers’ competency test in the last 2013. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation technique. The results showed there is a relationship between teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge with student motivation in learning (p value is 0.000, and r is 0.0907).

Correlation between Teacher’s PCK (Pedagogical Content Knowledge) and Student’s Motivation in Primary School in Indonesia

International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE) Vol 4, No 1: March 2015
Publisher : Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science

Show Abstract | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (164.543 KB)

Abstract

Various learning problems occur due to the teachers’ inability in managing the learning process. Teacher’s learning skill is influenced by their understanding in the curriculum components which are including pedagogical knowledge and content knowledge. The aims of this research were to determine: 1) the condition of Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) of primary school teachers; and 2) the relationship between the teacher’s PCK with student’s motivation in learning. The experiment was conducted on teachers and primary school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Teacher samples were taken by purposive sampling technique, whereas the student samples were taken by random sampling technique. The data of students’ motivation were collected through questionnaire, whereas data of PCK obtained from the results of teachers’ competency test in the last 2013. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation technique. The results showed there is a relationship between teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge with student motivation in learning (p value is 0.000, and r is 0.0907).

Parents’ Roles in Overcoming Elementary Students’ Learning Difficulties

International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE) Vol 7, No 4: December 2018
Publisher : Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science

Show Abstract | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (3222.863 KB)

Abstract

This research aims to identify learning problems and the parents’roles in overcoming learning difficulties of 5th-grade students of Muhammadiyah Karangturi Elementary School, Bantul, Yogyakarta. Research participants were six students with learning difficulties, six parents, and four teachers. Selection of subjects used purposive sampling technique. Research object was the parents’ roles in overcoming students’ learning difficulties. This research was a qualitative research with data collection techniques in the form of observation, interviews, and documentation. Data analysis technique was the interactive model (data collection, data reduction, data models, and drawing conclusions). The results showed that the problems experienced by students with learning difficulties in Muhammadiyah Karangturi Elementary School were lower than average learning outcomes, slow understanding, and lack of reasonable attitudes, behavior, and emotional symptoms during the learning process. The parents’ roles in overcoming students’ learning difficulties are finding tutoring institutions for children, accompanying children when coming and going home from school, being good listeners, accompanying learning activities at home, taking children on the first day of school, meeting with teachers through parents association, and present at the distribution of learning outcomes report card.