Journal of Development Research
Vol. 2 No. 2 (2018): Volume 2, Number 2, November 2018

Assessment Instrument of Scientific Literacy Skills Based on Nature of Science For Middle School

Shita Dhiyanti Vitasari (Yogyakarta State University)

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Publish Date
29 Nov 2018


Natural science learning train students various skills in the face of 4.0 industry revolution challenge. One of the skills that needs to be developed is scientific literacy skills. The scientific literacy skills level can be known or measured using appropriate assessment instruments. This study aimed produce assessment instruments can measure the scientific literacy skills and know scientific literacy skills level of SMPN 2 Pare’s students. The research method was descriptive quantitative with instrument development model of Mardapi (2012). The theoretical and empirical experiments of scientific literacy skills instruments get appropriateness criteria for use based on Aiken's validity and Rasch model analysis.There are 40 items that can be used to measure scientific literacy skills for middle school students. Scientific literacy skills level of SMPN 2 Pare’s students is 20% students have high level, 72,5% average level, and 7.5% low level.

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Journal of Development Research, a journal runs by the Institute for Research and Community Services Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Blitar. Journal facilitates publication of the results of research in the field of human and region development. The journal is published in two versions, the print and ...