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Original Research Article

Year: 2017 | Month: May | Volume: 4 | Issue: 5 | Pages: 23-30

Scientific Literacy of Students Learned Through Guided Inquiry

Rizhal Hendi Ristanto1, Siti Zubaidah2, Mohamad Amin2, Fatchur Rohman3

1Post Graduate Program, Biology Department, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
Lecturer., Biology Departement, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
2Prof., Biology Department, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
3Dr., Biology Department, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Corresponding Author: Rizhal Hendi Ristanto


The research aimed to find out the impact of guided inquiry instruction on scientific literacy in Basic Concept of Biology for Elementary School Course. Participants of the research were 59 students of Primary School Teacher Education program in Pakuan University, Indonesia. The research was conducted for one semester. Type of research was quasi-experiment with randomize factor. Indicator used for scientific literacy referred to PSIA, are identifying scientific issues, explaining scientific phenomenon, and using scientific evidences. Data used was the result of pre- and post-tests of scientific literacy. Ancova was used continued with LSD (Least Significance Different) test. Research result indicated that guided inquiry instruction gave better impact on scientific literacy of students than conventional learning.

Key words: Guided inquiry, Scientific literacy, Biology learning

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