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The Level Of Student Engagement Based On Gender And Grade On History Subject Of Senior High School Students In Jember Regency

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Fernanda Prasky Hartono, Nurul Umamah, Sumarno, Rully Putri Nirmala Puji



Student Engagement, Gender, Grade, and History subject



The study aims to analyze the student engagement level based on gender and class on history subjects of high school students in Jember. Student engagement theory refers to Frederick, Blumenfeld, and Paris that consists of three main components, namely behavioral engagement, emotional engagement, and cognitive engagement. Moreover, 354 students of class X, class XI, and class XII in Social Sciences majors from five State Senior High Schools in Jember involved as the reasearch sample. Data were analyzed by usng two-way Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA) using the SPSS 23 for Windows program. The findings indicated that there was a significant difference in student engagement level based on gender (0.05> 0,000) and grade (0.05> 0,000). The score of student engagement of female students (mean = 3.66) was higher than that of male students (mean = 3.46). Student engagement score in grade X (mean = 3.71) was higher than in grade XI (mean = 3.53) and grade XII (mean = 3.43). Researchers suggested the educators to do the right learning planning by paying attention to differences of student characteristics to achieve historical learning goal. For further researcher, it recommends to examine the factors causing female students and other students who are in the lower classes to have a higher level of student engagement.



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