Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Education Conference (AECON 2017)

Inquiry Based Lesson Study to Improve Students' Activity in Learning Biology

Authors
Dini Siswani Mulia, Arief Husin, Cahyono Purbomartono
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Dini Siswani Mulia
Available Online October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aecon-17.2017.59How to use a DOI?
Keywords
student activity, inquiry learning model, general biology
Abstract
This lesson study was aimed at improving students' activity through inquiry learning model on General Biology subject. It was conducted in odd semester of academic year 2012/2013, for the first semester students at Class A on General Biology subject, Department of Biology Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto. The subjects of this lesson study were students taking General Biology subject from class A; they were 30 persons consisting of 23 female students, and 7 male students. The learning process included four basic actions correlated and continued each other in each cycle; the actions were: (1) planning, (2) acting, (3) observing, and (4) reflecting. It was conducted in four cycles. The result of lesson study showed the dynamics of achievement score of student activity in learning. In cycle I, the score reached 625 with only one indicator that was scored good (group 5) the discussion activity that was, then it increased in cycle II; the score was 750, with good indicator. It was discussion activity (groups 1, 3, and 4) and the ability to argue (groups 1 and 2). However, in cycle III there was a decrease with its score little bit higher than the score in cycle I (650), and a well-categorized indicator was discussion activity (group 1). In cycle IV it increased again, and reached the highest score, that was 775 and the indicator categorized very well was the discussion activity (groups 2 and 4), and the ability to argue (group 4) with good category. Based on the result of lesson study, it can be concluded that the inquiry model in General Biology material can improve student learning activity in the class
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Education Conference (AECON 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-397-5
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aecon-17.2017.59How to use a DOI?
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