Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)

The Influence of Geography Learning Based on Multicultural and Social Sensitivity of Students

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Mr Amin
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Available Online November 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.5How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Multicultural Based Learning; Conventional Learning; and Social Sensitivity
Abstract

This research is motivated by the fact that the students and some Indonesian people, in general, are a multicultural society which is characterized by various religions, tribes, and races that each having their own culture with values, rules, beliefs and knowledge, own language, community structure own, and political system itself. These differences often lead to conflicts between one another. Therefore, it is necessary to study multiculturalism based model which is expected to cause social sensitivity which is characterized by the ability to feel and observe the reactions or changes of others which is shows both verbally and nonverbally, so that people who have social sensitivity will certainly be a confident person to invited to hang out, many friends will like him and feel comfortable with him. The purpose of this study is to see: (1) how is the social sensitivity of students who follow conventional geography learning? (2) How is the social sensitivity of students who follow multicultural-based geography learning? And (3) are there significant differences in social sensitivity of the students on geography learning between multicultural-based learning model and conventional learning model. The research approach uses quantitative with a descriptive comparative method that is comparing the same variable for different samples. The variables in question are social sensitivity and different samples of students who follow the learning of geography based on multicultural and the students who follow the learning of geography with conventional learning model. The sampling technique was done purposively. Data collection is done by using a questionnaire that is to measure the level of social sensitivity of students after the learning takes place. While the data analysis and hypothesis testing are done by T-test free samples of two parties. The findings of this study indicate that: (1) The social cohorts of classroom students who follow conventional geographic learning can be categorized as moderate or moderate; (2) Social sensitivity of students who follow multicultural based geography learning can be categorized as high; and (3) There are significant differences in social sensitivity of the students on the learning of geography between multicultural-based learning model and conventional learning model. Therefore, it can be concluded that the learning of geography-based multicultural effect on the social sensitivity of students.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-451-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.5How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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