Nature Study as a Learning Method of Character Education for Homeschooling Learners
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- Nature Study, Learning Method, Character, Homeschooling
Homeschooling is one of the learning ways recognized by the Indonesian state, namely informal education. Based on Act of the Republic of Indonesia on National Education System No. 20, year 2003 it is explained that there are three kinds of learning ways in Indonesia, namely formal education, non-formal education and informal education. Moreover, based on Act of the Republic of Indonesia on National Education System no 20 article 1 chapter 27 no 20 of 2003 states “Informal education means family education and education in surroundings”, so homeschooling is not an institution. Learning methods of homeschooling learners are more flexible than formal education, because the principle of learning homeschooling is learning anywhere, anytime, and with anyone. Flexibility does not mean it does not have a good benefit. One method of learning is a learning model introduced by a British educational figure named Charlotte Mason. Mason introduced a learning model called nature study. Nature study means briefly learning in nature, learning from nature. This study is a qualitative descriptive study with the aim of describing the results of character building through nature walks conducted for homeschooling learners. By using observation and interviews for data collection. Then analyzed using steps introduced by Creswell and Gay Mills. Then the results obtained that nature study can mold the characters for homeschooling learners they are: devotion, The conclusion obtained is that character education should be done by applying it in daily life, one of them is through nature study.
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TY - CONF AU - Rebecca Evelyn Laiya PY - 2021 DA - 2021/03/08 TI - Nature Study as a Learning Method of Character Education for Homeschooling Learners BT - Proceedings of the 1st Paris Van Java International Seminar on Health, Economics, Social Science and Humanities (PVJ-ISHESSH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 194 EP - 197 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210304.040 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210304.040 ID - Laiya2021 ER -