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

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Value Perplexities between Education and Money: The Phenomenon of Failing Students within Rural Areas in East Java

Agung Winarno
This study aims at unraveling the phenomenon of failing students and developing an entrepreneurship education pertinent to the potency and experiences of the targeted failing students. This study used descriptive qualitative approach and education development design targeted the failing students who...

Approaches to School Supervision in Indonesian Context

Ahmad, Marah Doli Nasution
The aim of this paper is to explore some approaches of supervision that can be done by the principal of School in Indonesia and hopefully the approach can be applied in their own school. A literature review was used as a methodology in writing this paper.There are three approaches that can be applied...

BUILDING STUDENTS' CHARACTER THROUGH FAIRY-TALE TEXTBOOKS

Aida Azizah, Joko Nurkamto, Sarwiji Suwandi, Muhammad Rohmadi
Indonesian language teaching has been developed based on character-building approach. One effort that can be done to develop and teach values of character education towards students is through fairy-tale textbooks. Fairy-tale is one of literary works which is not only for reading as entertaining media,...

Using Self-Learning E-Book Modules for Geography Education Student on Geographic Information System

Anang Widhi Nirwansyah, Sakinah Fathrunnadi Shalihati
This article is focused on the implementation of e-book modules on Geographic Information System (GIS) in university student. The effectiveness of this module is measured through several actors and collectively investigated by questionnaire and analyzed by quantitative descriptive analysis. This research...

WHAT IS THE BEST EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS? : AN ANALYSIS OF DISPARITY IN PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILES OF STUDENTS BASED ON GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Anissa Lestari Kadiyono, Rezki Ashriyana
Entrepreneur is needed to improve the nation's economy. Students as the next generation and also as productive workforce, will continuing their career as employee or self-employer after graduation. Employability is a key educational concept that has found its way into the Higher Education discourse in...

Controversial Issues in Historical Learning: Problem or Challenge?

Arifin Suryo Nugroho
History is a unique phenomenon of human civilization. History helps to discover the past, besides history may also lead to a controversy and a long debate. The relativism problem which then often trigger the controversy in historiography cannot be separated from the element of subjectivity in history....

DEVELOPING HOTS-BASED GAME ON SCIENCE LEARNING FOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Arum Adita, Listika Yusi R
It is suggested that school apply instructional games in science learning since it will make learners motivated to learn especially the lesson with difficult material. The purpose of this study is to find out the aspects to prepare HOTS-based games for science learning and find out the feasibility of...

Politeness Strategies in EFL Classroom: An Effect on building A Positive Values towards Students

Aulia Nisa Khusnia
Politeness is basically the study of knowing the way people use certain languages while they are having communication. In a language pedagogy, it does not rely on the Brown and Levinson theory of politeness to form the basis of teaching "politeness phenomena;" rather, there should be an attempt to raise...

IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOOL LITERACY MOVEMENT TO INCREASE STUDENT READING THROUGH THE HABITS READING TEN MINUTES EVERY DAY

Badarudin, Ana Andriani
Globalization shows many changes in various aspects of human life. Positive and negative attitudes as a global impact can be seen from the attitude of people's behavior. Technology illiterate becomes a severe constraint that gives rise to other effects. Moral degradation, ethical erosion and decadence...

Solving the problem of translating the English Prepositional Relative-Clause Sentences into Bahasa Indonesia

Bambang Suroso
Translating is an undertaking to replace a piece of a written work in one language, called the source language, into that of another language, the target language. Although a translator has absolutely total freedom in replacing the language making different translators render a sentence or series of...

Bicultural Information Literacy: Study on The Rewritten Texts by Students of The Department of German Language

Desti Nur Aini
This study aimed at revealing the significance of the implementation of Indonesian-German bicultural information literacy to foster positive values and attitudes towards learning the German language in university. The qualitative approach was used in this research because many specific and contextual...

STUDENTS' COMPETENCE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS: DESCRIPTIONS THROUGH TEACHING SIMULATIONSSTUDENTS' COMPETENCE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS: DESCRIPTIONS THROUGH TEACHING SIMULATIONSSTUDENTS' COMPETENCE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS: DESCRIPTIONS THROUGH TEACHING SIMULATI

Dodi Siraj Muamar Zain
English is taught as one of local content in most elementary schools in Indonesia. However, there is still lack of concern on preparing students to teach English in elementary school in for will-English teacher students. This paper aims at describing the activities and strategies used by students in...

Affective Characteristics Analysis: a Comparative Study between Elementary School of Indonesia and Thailand

Dwi Sulisworo, Ika Maryani, Preecha Roengsamut
Indonesia and Thailand has many similarities in the education system; but the learning outcome is much different. The purpose of this study is to measure the affective domain of student in both countries. Comparing the similarity and differences of both countries would figure out the certain education...

Physics teachers' beliefs on ICT integration at secondary school in Indonesia and Philippines

Dwi Sulisworo, Ulaya Ahdiani, Emma S. Lirag
The popularity of physics, as well as the interest in the field, seems to be declining in the school worldwide from year to year. Teachers are likely to hold beliefs about teaching and learning and use of ICT tools which are additional instruments considered in the teaching and learning practice. The...

CHART OF PEER FEEDBACK TO RAISE WRITING AWARENESS IN EFL TEACHING

Dyah Kusumastuti
This article reports on the results of a study concerning the type of mistakes produced by college students in analyzing their friends writing. The peer feedback was done through a chart. This study underlines the competence of students in analyzing the mistakes done by their friends. However, writing...

Creating Excellence of the Madrasah through Implementation the Semester Credit System Curriculum

Eko Supriyanto
Stigma that increased in the communties are considering that madrasah as second of the school so become later choice by student after not accepted in the school regular. One of cause this is the curriculum not yet eligible implementation in the madrasah. Recently the madrasah still following and using...

POLITENESS IMPLICATURE ON SHORT MESSAGE SERVICE (SMS) TEXT WRITTEN BY COLLEGE STUDENTS SENT TO THEIR LECTURERS AS A DEVELOPMENT MEDIA OF AFFECTIVE ASSESSMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATIONS

Eko Suroso, Sarwiji Suwandi, Sumarlam
Implicature is an implicit aspect on human communication. Text of short message service written by students of higher education (collage students) sent to their lecturers is a linguistic data that can be utilized to figure out politeness implicature of the students. Knowledge of students' politeness...

REMEDIAL READING PROGRAM OF AUF-CED: BEST PRACTICES AND IMPACT

Elvira S. Balinas, Janette R. Rodriguez, Jennifer P. Santillan, Yolanda C. Valencia
The educational systems, commissioned by the Constitution, shall reach out to nearby communities by participatingin local and national societies' civic programs. The Angeles University Foundation-College of Education (AUF-CED), a Center of Excellence (COE)-recognizedinstitution, realizes that literacy...

HONESTY EMPOWERMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDENTSÿTHROUGH SNAKE AND LADDER GAME

Endah Hendarwati
Honesty is a character value that should be empowered for early childhood students, because honesty is a manifestation of human service to God, and becomes the foundation of someone's life. Being honest means an ability to understand and distinguish right and wrong sides, and it should be empowered for...

Using Strategy Training to Enhance Students' Reading Comprehension

Endang Kusrini
The notion of awareness rising is central to reading instruction. These steps of teaching reading should increase students' awareness about the processes involved in reading, the students actively engage in meaning making with several steps. Moreover, the situation at university demands knowledge of...

A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF STUDENTS' ACTIVE ROLE THROUGH LESSON STUDY-BASED DISCOVERY LEARNING

Gunawan, Eka Setyaningsih
This study aimed to describe the ability of the students' active role in class VI A on function of complex variables course in mathematics education program, teacher training and education faculty, Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto. The topics taught in cycle I, cycle II, and cycle III were analytical...

GENRE-BASED LANGUAGE LEARNING MODEL IN TEACHING WRITING SKILLS FOR ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS

Haerazi
Writing is one of the language skills belongs to the productive skill. It is the most difficult skill because it is much more complex than the others. This is true since writing as thinking process where the learners must obtain ideas and manage ideas. Therefore, writing skill needs a special learning...

Comparative Study Of Motivation Aspect As Part Of Productive Behavior On The Senior High School And Boarding School Students In Cirebon

Hanny Hafiar, Hery Wibowo, Diana Harding, Titin Nurhayati Ma'Mun
Every action is driven by a specific motive. The motive is also a catalyst for the growth of productive behavior. Each student who attended various educational institutions eventually hopes to have a job as a handle for the future, whether as an employee or entrepreneur. But without a good work ethic,...

Improving Student's Listening Skill Using Task- Based Approach in EFL Classroom Setting

Heri Kuswoyo, Achmad Yudi Wahyudin
This research aimed to investigate the improvement of the students' listening skill by using Task-Based learning Approach at higher school of foreign language Teknokrat in Lampung Province. To reach the goal, the research was conducted in two cycles; each cycle consists of three meetings. A number of...

ANALYSIS ON THE ENGLISH TEACHERS UNDERSTANDING IN IMPLEMENTING THE 2013 CURRICULUM

Hermayawati
This research aimed at analyzing the problems of secondary English teachers working for schools around Yogyakarta in implementing the 2013 Curriculum (C-13). The specific targets were analyzing data concerning: teachers' understanding of C-13 content; teachers' problems in applying C-13; and the result...

Blog-based MetaphorOnline Pocket Dictionary As E-Learningof Drama

Imelda Malawaty Simorangkir, Dewi Mutiara Indah Ayu
The using of learning blog-based for metaphor translation study on drama script in National University Jakarta that purpose to help students by using blog in the form of an onlinedictionary to translate the metaphor on drama script. Basically, translating the metaphor is not easy, because metaphor is...

The Implementation Of Context, Input, Process, And Product Evaluation Theory In Contextual Learning Of Indonesian History In Semedo Ancient Site, Semedo Village, Kedungbanteng Sub District, Tegal Regency, Central Java, Indonesia

Khamalida Fitriyaningsih, Syamsul Bakhri
Contextual learning focuses on involving the students actively to acquire their own understanding in the field.Contextual learning is an appropriate approach when applied to Indonesian History subject, because the students can understand better the material studied. The implementation of Indonesian History...

ANALYSIS OF ISLAMIC SPIRITUAL VALUES IN MATHEMATIC EDUCATION

Kusno
The aim of this study was to analysis Islamic spiritual values in mathematic education on school based Islam. This was an introduction study of literature for finding relation between Islamic Spiritual values and mathematics values in mathematic education. This study discribed urgency of Islamic spiritual...

INDONESIAN Speaking Learning Material Development Based on Central Java Cultural Values for Foreign Students

Laily Nurlina
Foreign students must master Indonesian in daily communication and learning process not only speaking but also written when they study in Indonesia. BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing or Indonesian for Foreigner) is familiar among foreigner especially workers who stay in Central Java. The competence...

Students' Perception toward Teacher's Written Corrective Feedback in Writing 3 class

Listiani
Knowing students' perception toward teachers' written corrective feedback implemented in writing 3 class was the aim of this research. 50 students who enrolled writing 3 class in one of pr¡vate universities in Central Java, Indonesia were given questionnaire to get their perception. The data was analyzed...

AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS' COMMUNICATION THROUGH ASSIGNMENTS AND PEER EMPOWERMENT IN MATHEMATICS

Lukmanul Akhsani, Anggun Badu Kusuma
This study aimed to improve students' communication through assignments and the peer empowerment in mathematics. This is a Classroom Action Research held in two cycles. Each cycle consisted of two meetings. The result showed that the score of students' communication in the first meeting was 1.875 in...

A Lesson Study-based Challenge on Developing Students' Interaction in EFL Class through Workshop Technique

Lutfi Istikharoh
In recent years, the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language has developed into a dynamic worldwide community of language teaching professionals that seeks to improve the quality of language learning through Lesson Study. This paper presents the implementation of Lesson Study in a TEFL class...

EVALUATION OF AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN LEARNING SOCIAL SCIENCE AT SMP NEGERI 2 PURWOKERTO

Mustolikh, Suwarsito, Neneng Kusmijati
This study aimed to figure out: (1) the implementation of authentic assessment in learning social science, and (2) obstacles in the implementation of authentic assessment in SMP Negeri 2 Purwokerto. This study was an evaluation research with descriptive quantitative approach. Stake Countenance Model...

MODEL OF TRAINING SOFT SKILLS FOR NURSES IN MANAGING STRESS IN PATIENTS AT THE HOSPITAL

Nentien Destri, Mukhaiyar Lufri, Menkher Manjas
This study was conducted as long as the nurses do not fully implement the elements of soft skills in performing nursing care, particularly in the management of stress in patients in the hospital.To overcome this problem, the researcher developed a model Training Soft Skills for nurses in an effort to...

Social Media in Out-of-Class Language Learning Possible Learning Opportunities to Promote Digital Literacy

Nuriska Noviantoro
This study reports preliminary overview on the possibilities of utilizing social media in Indonesian out-of-class language learning, mainly focusing on exploring how university students define the kinds of social media and examining the potential uses of social media to be promoted. The study employed...

THE EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP STYLE OF PRINCIPLES AND PERFORMANCE OF TEACHERS TOWARD THE QUALITY OF PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN JATILAWANG SUB-DISTRICT OF BANYUMAS REGENCY

Pamujo, Kurnia Subiyanti
The study was initiated from the preliminary observation in one of the primary schools in Jatilawang sub-district. There was the barrier of the primary schools' quality that was affected by the principles' leadership style and the teachers' performance. After being related to the quality theory, actually...

Students' Ability in Making Comprehension Questions

Pudiyono
The aims of the research were to find out (a) the level of the students' ability in making comprehension questions, (b) the students' map of problems in making comprehension questions. Data collecting technique of this research used a test based on comprehension. The population of the research was all...

The Effectiveness of Dramaturgy in Teaching English as a Second Language in Senior High School Students

Rita Sutjiati Johan
Dramaturgy is one of the unique shapes of education that Indonesian students could have in learning English. The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences of English ability between two classes of second grade in private senior high school in Depok, West Java by using dramaturgy in teaching...

SCIENCE IN EARLYCHILDHOOD : CHARACTER BUILDING FOR EARLYCHIDHOOD

Rizka Saputri
Some of the problems and conflicts that arise in social life, causing a question to arise, is the real character of Indonesian? From here the implementation of education is questioned its success. On the other hand the school still can not run the education mandate because of various kinds of implementation...

Indonesian EFL Teachers Classroom Assessment Methods in Reading

Saefurrohman
The aim of this study was to find out the EFL teachers classroom assessment methods in reading. A mixed method design, was used to answer the research questions. The participants of this study were taken only from six high schools of Banyumas Regency. Qualitative and quantitative data collections were...

Utilization of Medicinal Plants In The Community of Cipatat District, Bandung Barat Regency) (Study of Health Literacy)Utilization of Medicinal Plants In The Community of Cipatat District, Bandung Barat Regency) (Study of Health Literacy)

Santi Susanti, Fitri Perdana, Rangga Saptya M.P
Plants have many benefits, one of which can be used as a medicine. Utilization of plants as a herbal mecidine has been done for a long time by the people of Indonesia, especially in the rural communities, among which are the residents of Cipatat District, Bandung Barat Regency. The provision of knowledge...

CULTURAL LITERACY: USING WORLDVIEWS BEHIND THE CULTURAL EVENTS FOR HUMANIZING THE STUDENTS

Sigit Haryanto
Javanese society has many cultural events, like Sekaten, Suran, Bakdan, and Sadranan. In each cultural event may have two or threeworldviews that are able to be used as media for humanizing the students.A worldview is the set of beliefs about fundamental aspects of reality that ground and influence all...

The Types of Communication Used in Workplace

Sri Hapsari Wijayanti
The academic ability (hard skills) in today's global era is not enough to prepare graduates to enter the workplace. This ability needs to be balanced with the mastery of soft skills that can help to achieve success in social life. One of the important components of soft skills mastered in the workplace...

English and Javanese used for learning automotive literacy in vocational schools

Sudar
The aims of this paper is to investigate the using of language used by students of vocational schools. The researcher is interested to know language used by students of vocational schools when they were learning the components and engines of light vehicles. The researchers assumed that the language used...

Creating A Material Resource for History Students Using Local History Content Entitle "Banyumas before Diponegoro War (1755-1825)"

Sugeng Priyadi
This paper describe about the Development of Teaching Material Based local history for University students in Historical subject. The title of the learning resource is Banyumas before Diponegoro War (1755-1825). The method used is the Research and Development. The results show the development of teaching...

ISLAMIC CHARACTER - BASED EDUCATION TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' LEARNING

Susanto
There are several different ways students can show good character; Good Character can be little things such as holding a door open for others to pass through, helping a friend in need, and having honesty and integrity. Pearson & Nicholson (2000), feel that there are three interconnected areas that represent...

MATH LESSON STRATEGY BASED ON SERVICE AND COUNSELING SERVICES PRINCIPLES

Sutirna
There are some benefits of learning mathematics, namely (1) Learning math can solve a problem, (2) Learning math can help to trade, (3) Learning math can be the basic foundation of science, (4) Learning math can make us more thorough, careful and not careless, (5) Learning math can sharpen the way of...

Construction Meaning "Wages and Protest " in the Context of Tripartite over Bandung, West Java ( Case Study of Tripartite Perspective in Bandung Raya)

Suwandi Sumartias, Dede Mariana
Research purpose to elaborate on the meaning of "wages and protests" among workers, employers and government (Tripartite). By early 2017, the workers demonstrated against the Government Regulation No. 78/2015 about wages was considered incompatible with the aspirations of the workers in life worthy....

Benefits and Challenges of Inclusive Schools in Implementing Education for All in Indonesia

Syamsul Bakhri, Alan Sigit Fibrianto, Inta Rafika Hudi
In Indonesia, inclusive education has been applying since 2001, however in its application many constraints were encountered and few disabled children can be enrolled in inclusive school. This descriptive qualitative research with library study approach aimed to find out the benefit and challenge of...

Social Dynamics Rural Society in Banyumas in the XIX th Century

Tanto Sukardi
This study aimed at finding out some factors which affected social structure dynamics in the area. This research used historical method with 5 steps which were: heuristic, criticism, interpretation, and explanation. The results of this research can describe that: 1) forced cultivation system which is...