Training Science Literacy Skills Through Article Writing on Local Wisdom in East Java
Firas Khaleyla, Dwi Anggorowati, Pramita Yakub, Fida Rachmadiarti
Available Online 24 November 2020.
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- science literacy skills, scientific article, local wisdom, East Java, conservation of natural resources and environment
- Science literacy is one of main skills students should have in the 21st century. One method to train science literacy is by writing scientific article. The purpose of the study was to improve science literacy of students through scientific writing in exploration of local wisdom in East Java on Conservation of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE) course. Indicators of science literacy expected including formulation of problems, data collection in local region, data analysis, and formulation of conclusions based on study conducted. Respondents were consisted of five classes of year 2019 students in Department of Biology programming CNRE course; 2 classes of Biology study program and 3 classes of Biology Education study program, divided into 37 groups. Each group wrote scientific article based on local wisdom found in their local region. Data was analyzed using quantitative descriptive analysis. Results showed that scientific literacy training through scientific writing in CNRE course was successful, as indicated by average article score of 83%. Article component of title formulation had the highest score (95%), while referencing had the lowest score (68%). Based on indicators of issue formulation, data collection, data analysis, and conclusion formulation, scientific writing on local wisdom in East Java was able to train science literacy skills to Biology students.
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TY - CONF AU - Firas Khaleyla AU - Dwi Anggorowati AU - Pramita Yakub AU - Fida Rachmadiarti PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/24 TI - Training Science Literacy Skills Through Article Writing on Local Wisdom in East Java BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Science and Engineering (IJCSE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 163 EP - 167 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.201124.030 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.201124.030 ID - Khaleyla2020 ER -