Science Learning in Madrasah Education in Singapore: An Islamisation of Biology Syllabus Through Supplementary Textbook
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- Islamic Education; Evolution theory; Natural Selection; Science
The integration of Islamic education with the learning of sciences perceived to be meaningful and comprehensible. Yet, there is still an underlying assumption in the wider community that religion and science are two entities that cannot be reconciled. This study seeks to determine the integration of the Islamic education with Science in the secondary level curriculum in the madrasah education in Singapore. Drawing on the Biology Matters GCE ‘O’ Level (2nd Edition) textbook, the research focuses on two chapters in particular - Chapter 19 which covers Theory of Evolution by Natural Selections coined by Charles Darwin; juxtaposed with Chapter 22 - Our Impact on The Ecosystem. Harun Yahya, one of the Muslim scientists who is an opponent for the theory of evolution. This study is qualitative in nature, and uses library research methods, namely tracing Islamic and scientific manuscripts in form of books, journals, and literature. The research findings, conclude that the integration of Islamic education with science can provide a holistic understanding of science. The result from this study was used to develop a Supplement Biology Textbook based on Islamic science to reinforce the quality of teaching and learning amongst madrasah students.
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TY - CONF AU - Azman Adahar AU - Budi Hadrianto PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Science Learning in Madrasah Education in Singapore: An Islamisation of Biology Syllabus Through Supplementary Textbook BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 732 EP - 739 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_79 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_79 ID - Adahar2023 ER -