Effect of Learning "Outdoor Study" Ability to Communicate in Writing and Social-Geography Student Learning Outcomes at “Mataraman” East Java-The Republic of Indonesia*

Ach. Fatchan, Hadi Soekamto, . Sumarmi, Sugeng Utaya


This study aims to explain the influence of the learning model "outdoor study" of the ability to communicate through writing or "paper" and the result of learning social-geography students. Learning model "outdoor study" done by the students conduct field observations and interviews. The ability to communicate through writing is measured based on the task of making “paper”. Learning outcomes are measured through the pre-test and post-test. This study was designed using quasi experiment with non-equivalent patterns of pre-post test control group desaign. The research location in the Midle Junior School in the area "Mataraman" East Java Province. Area "Mataraman" is Blitar, Tulungagung, and Bojonegoro. Analysis of data using test scores and gain one-way ANOVA with a confidence level of 0.05. The results showed that the learning model "outdoor study" effect on the ability to communicate through writing or paper with a score of F calculate equal to 6.410. Furthermore, also affects the learning outcomes geography scores F calculate equal to 7.114. In which both scores indicate greater than the value of F table 4.00. Thus, it can be concluded that the study "outdoor study" through observation and field interviews, not only can improve learning outcomes, but also can improve students' skills in writing papers in the field of geography. Such learning is necessary implemented in Junior Midle School since been shown to improve the ability to write "paper" and student learning outcomes.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n3p429

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