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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(15), 1057-1061
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-15-1
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The Use of Learning Methods According to Students’ Characteristics to Improve Learning Outcomes in Science Subject on Fifth Grade Elementary School in Jakarta

Dra. Siti Rohmi Yuliati1,

1Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

Pub. Date: September 09, 2016

Cite this paper:
Dra. Siti Rohmi Yuliati. The Use of Learning Methods According to Students’ Characteristics to Improve Learning Outcomes in Science Subject on Fifth Grade Elementary School in Jakarta. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(15):1057-1061. doi: 10.12691/education-4-15-1

Abstract

This study aims to determine improvement in student learning outcomes by using learning methods or approach to suit students’ characteristics in order to improve learning outcomes in science learning (Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam / IPA) on fifth grade elementary school students. The period of this study was eight months, from April to November 2014 at five elementary schools located in Jakarta. The study used Kemmis Taggart model, a class action research method which was developed by Suharsimi Arikunto. The implementation consisted of two cycles in which each cycle involved planning, implementation, observation, and reflection stage. Results showed that the science learning (Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam / IPA) was improved after learning process suited the students’ characteristic for fifth grade elementary school using the methods of Problem Based Learning, Discovery Learning, Project base Learning, Inquiry and Scientific Approach.

Keywords:
learning methods learning approach science learning outcome

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