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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(12), 1605-1608
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-12-3
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Validity of Physics Lesson book Oriented Metacognitive Strategies for Problem Solving Skills of Teacher Candidates

Dewi Sartika1, Arie Arma Arsyad1 and Mutmainna1,

1Physics Education Department, Universitas Sulawesi Barat, Majene, Indonesia

Pub. Date: December 07, 2018

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Dewi Sartika, Arie Arma Arsyad and Mutmainna. Validity of Physics Lesson book Oriented Metacognitive Strategies for Problem Solving Skills of Teacher Candidates. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(12):1605-1608. doi: 10.12691/education-6-12-3


This was a research and development study which focus on metacognitive strategies to improve the problem solving of physics teacher candidates. Problem solving is viewed as an essential part of physics education for teacher candidates in higher education. Thus, it was necessary to produce a fundamental of physics lesson book which focus on problem solving skills. The objective of this study was to produce a valid physics lesson book. This research was implemented in three phases, namely define, design, and development using the 4-D model of Thiagarajan. Data were collected through validation sheet and had been measured by the experts. Data then analyzed by using descriptive analysis techniques. The result show that the physics lesson book had been declared as a valid instructional device for improving problem solving of physics teacher candidates.

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