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title:
 
Analysing The Geographical Skills Across The World Secondary Schools Curriculum Based on The Scientific Approach
publication:
 
icge-16
part of series:
  Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
ISBN:
  978-94-6252-329-6
ISSN:
  2352-5398
DOI:
  doi:10.2991/icge-16.2017.73 (how to use a DOI)
author(s):
 
Budi Handoyo, Ach. Amirudin, Hadi Soekamto
corresponding author:
 
Budi Handoyo
publication date:
 
May 2017
keywords:
 
Geographical Skills, Scientific approach, Curriculum-Changing
abstract:
 
Changing of the national curriculum in order to improve the quality of education being undertaken by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. In the geography, changing of the secondary curriculum was conducted at the content and learning process standard by implementing geographical skills and scientific approach. The purpose of this research was to analysis geographical skills of the geographic secondary school curriculum across the world based on the scientific approach. The study was designed by using a qualitative method which was conducted on July up to August 2016. The research object was the geographic skills of the junior school of the United State of America, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zeland, Singapore, and Indonesia. Data were collected by the document method which consists of the geographical skills content from the six countries. The analysis was conducted by comparing the geographical skills contents with the steps of the scientific approach. The research results showed that: (1) the geographical skills of the secondary curriculum of America, United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore has a relevant pattern with the skills of the scientific approach; (2) the geographical skills of the secondary curriculum of New Zeland and Indonesia has quite relevant pattern with the skills of the scientific approach. (3) There is no geographical skills of the secondary curriculum across the world that do not relevant with the skills of the scientific approach. Based on the research finding and discussion were suggested that the geographical skills pattern of the national curriculum 2013 was needed to be developed in order to suitable with scientific approach.
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