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Original Research Article

Year: 2017 | Month: May | Volume: 4 | Issue: 5 | Pages: 40-45

Implementing Problem Based Learning Dalihan Na Tolu to Promote Senior High School Students’ Social Attitudes in Biology Class

Widya Arwita1,2, Mohamad Amin3, Herawati Susilo3, Siti Zubaidah3

1Doctoral Program of Biology Education, Universitas Negeri Malang, 65145, Indonesia
2Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Universitas Negeri Medan, 20221, Indonesia
3Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Universitas Negeri Malang, 65145, Indonesia

Corresponding Author: Widya Arwita


This study aimed to promote senior high school students’ social attitudes in biology class using Problem based learning dalihan na tolu (PBL DNT). The participants of this research were the students who came from MIA 4 class at SMA Negeri 1 Tebing Tinggi. Data on students’ social attitudes was collected using an observation sheet. Students’ social attitudes that were observed comprised responsibility, cooperation, tolerance, and politeness. Data was then described qualitatively. The results showed that PBL DNT managed to improve students' social attitudes as follows. The average student scores "Very Good" for an attitude of responsibility, tolerance, and politeness, while a cooperation attitude generates a "Good" score.

Key words: Problem based learning, dalihan na tolu, social attitudes.

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