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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 1, January 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Embedding The Guided Inquiry On Blended Learning To Enhance Conceptual Understanding

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AUTHOR(S)

Dina Rahmah Maulida, Suparwoto, Yudhiakto Pramudya, Dwi Sulsworo

 

KEYWORDS

concept understanding, blended learning, guided inquiry, learning management system, learning innovation.

 

ABSTRACT

The issue of understanding concepts in physics learning is continuing to be studied by educators, especially by utilizing information and communication technology. This study aims to reveal an increase in understanding of physics concepts with blended learning strategies integrated with guided inquiry models. The design of this study was a pre-test and post-test controlled group with the subject of research being eleventh-grade students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Online learning activities use EDMODO as a learning management system. Understanding the concept was measured using several 30 validated essays. Items validation aspects included subject matter, construction, and language. The statistical analysis used to determine the increase is to look at the category of gain value and T-test using alpha equal to 0.05. To avoid the other influenced factors, the numerical ability, verbal knowledge were used as covariate and those were analyzed the contribution using the linear regression. The results of this study indicate that blended learning by integrating guided inquiry has a better impact on understanding physics concepts.

 

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