The Effect of Lubuk Larangan Environmental Knowledge for the Topic of River Ecosystem of Community and Students in Pdang Lawas Utara Regency
Berliani Ritonga, Syarifuddin, Tumiur Gultom
Available Online December 2018.
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- Lubuk larangan, environmental knowledge, river ecosystem
- The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of lubuk larangan on community’s and students’ environmental knowledge based on: (1) school location; (2) gender perspective; and (3) the level of education for the topic of river ecosystem in Padang Lawas Utara Regency. The study was a quantitative descriptive research methods, direct observation or interviews. The sample of 252 participants was determined by purposive sampling technique. The knowledge test was 10 questions. The data analysis technique was employed by Mann-Whitney and Kruskal Wallis Tests. The results showed that: (1) there was a significant effect on environmental knowledge based on school location (U = 6144,500; P = 0.002). The knowledge of closer lubuk larangan was 65.20 ± 15.994 (X ± SB); higher than that of further lubuk larangan was 57.01 ± 20.288 (X ± SB); (2) there was a significant effect on environmental knowledge based on gender perspective (U = 6353,000; P = 0.014). Male’s knowledge was 64.25 ± 18.667 (X ± SB) higher than that of female’s was 58.77 ± 18.454 (X ± SB); (3) there was a significant effect on environmental knowledge based on the level of education (2 = 17,875; P = 0,000). Community’s knowledge was 71.25 ± 15,053 (X ± SB) higher than Senior High School’s students knowledge was 64,00 ± 15,916 (X ± SB) higher than Junior High School’s students knowledge was 62,46 ± 17,680 (X ± SB) and higher than Elementry School’s students knowledge was 51,95 ± 19,937 (X ± SB). Follow-up research is expected to the government, parents, teachers, and other sources of information for always preserving lubuk larangan as local wisdom for the knowledge of society and students who can improve their living welfare.
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TY - CONF AU - Berliani Ritonga AU - Syarifuddin AU - Tumiur Gultom PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - The Effect of Lubuk Larangan Environmental Knowledge for the Topic of River Ecosystem of Community and Students in Pdang Lawas Utara Regency BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 11 EP - 16 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-18.2018.3 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-18.2018.3 ID - Ritonga2018/12 ER -