The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 23
Page No. 5726 - 5731

Culture-Based Contextual Social Studies Learning for Development of Social and Cultural Values of Junior High School Students

Authors : Didin Saripudin and Kokom Komalasari

Abstract: The purpose of the research is to develop a model of culture-based contextual social studies learning and describe its impact on the development of social and cultural values of junior high school students. This study used a qualitative and quantitative approach by means of the design of Research and Development. Data was collected through observation, documentation and questionnaires. Research was conducted at junior high school in Sumedang, West Java, Indonesia. Results indicate the learning design was done by creating a lesson plan, developing materials, choosing the appropriate method, source and medium of teaching and designing assessment. Theculture-based contextual social studies learning model was implemented through a simple research study on a local culture, local culture performance and clarification-reflection of socio-cultural values. Socio-cultural values that are fostered are cageur (well-being), bageur (generosity), bener (righteousness), pinter (cleverness); silihasih (mutual compassion), silihasah (mutual learning), silihasuh (mutual care); religiousity, discipline and courage. The implementation of the living values-based contextuall earning model had an effect by 36.7% on the students’ social and cultural values development.

How to cite this article:

Didin Saripudin and Kokom Komalasari, 2016. Culture-Based Contextual Social Studies Learning for Development of Social and Cultural Values of Junior High School Students. The Social Sciences, 11: 5726-5731.

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