International Journal of Active Learning
Vol 4, No 2 (2019): October 2019

The Effectiveness of Integrated Natural Science Learning by Using Scientific Approach-Based Module to Improve Students’ Creative Thinking Skill

Karmiatun, Dewi (Unknown)
Odja, Abdul Haris (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
17 Oct 2019

Abstract

The research aimed to investigate the effectiveness of integrated Natural Science learning by using a scientific approach-based module to improve students? creative thinking Skill at substance pressure concept. The module was developed by employing a 4D model by Thiagarajan, Semmel & Semmel (1974) with one group pretest-posttest design. The research involved 30 students at SMP Negeri 2 Luwuk, particularly in class VIII A2 and its instrument was creative thinking skill test adopted and composed from a test developed by Hu, Weiping (2002) and Panjaitan (2014). The instrument comprised 3 indicators which were thinking fluency, thinking flexibility, and thinking originality. It used average normalized gain as analysis. The finding of research showed that the result of the normalized N-gain test differed in each of creative thinking indicator. The values of N-gain for an aspect of fluency was 0.58 with a medium category, for an aspect of flexibility was 0.57 with medium category and for an aspect of originality was 0.13 with a low category. In brief, the average value of N-gain for all creative thinking indicators was 0.42 with a medium category. To conclude, the finding confirmed that the integrated Natural Science learning by using scientific approach-based module was effective in improving students? creative thinking skill at substance pressure concept.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijal

Publisher

Subject

Education

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International Journal of Active Learning p-ISSN 2528-505X | e-ISSN 2615-6377 is an international, refereed publication for all those who teach and support learning in Higher Education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and ...