THE INFLUENCE OF LEARNING MOTIVATION ON BASIC CONCEPTS OF NATURAL SCIENCES LEARNING OUTCOMES

Irvin Novita Arifin, Sarson W. Dj. Pomalato, Ishak Isa, Opir Rumape

Abstract


The objective of this study is to explore the influence of learning motivation on students’ learning outcomes in Basic Concepts of Natural Sciences 2. This survey research was conducted in the Department of Elementary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Gorontalo. The data from questionnaires and evaluation tests were further analyzed by using descriptive and inferential analysis with path analysis approach. The population consisted of all 202 undergraduate students in the previously mentioned department; further, only 130 of them were selected as the research sample. The study finds that learning motivation directly and positively influences the learning outcomes of the students in the subject mentioned above. Such a finding indicates that students with high learning motivation are more likely to enhance their academic performance, thus attaining the learning goals easily. This situation is because the encouragement in learning which drives the students to perform all-out in a particular subject, accomplishing the subject according to the timeframe and be responsible throughout the course to meet the learning objectives. In other words, high learning motivation ensures the probability to improve the learning outcomes of the students in the subject mentioned above. This finding indicates that students with high learning motivation are more likely to enhance their academic performance, thus attaining the learning goals easily.

 

Article visualizations:

Hit counter

DOI

Keywords


motivation, learning outcomes, natural sciences

Full Text:

PDF

References


Abdurrahman (2015). Guru IPA sebagai motivator, Media akademi, Yogyakarta.

Dalton S. S. (2017). Pengajaran yang efektif bagi semua pebelajar, Indeks, Jakarta.

Fatona, dkk (2014). Pembelajaran IPA, Ombak, Yogyakarta.

Grafura, Lubis, et al (2016). 100 masalah pembelajaran, Ar-ruzz media, Yogyakarta.

Gredler E. M. (2011). Learning and intruction teori dan aplikasi edisi keenam, Kencana prenada media group, Jakarta.

Ifenthaler D. (2011). Multiple Perspectives on Problem Solving and Learning in the Digital Age. Spinger. Germany.

Jihad, Asep, et. al (2012). Evaluasi pembelajaran, Multi pressindo, Yogyakarta.

Jufri W. (2013). Belajar dan pembelajaran IPA, Pustaka reka cipta, Bandung.

---------------, (2017). Belajar dan pembelajaran IPA, Pustaka reka cipta, Bandung.

Mairingin P. J. (2017). Statistika pendidikan konsep & penerapannya menggunakan minitab dan Microsoft Excel, Cv. Andi Offset, Yokyakarta.

Pellegrino J. W. (2006). Rethingking and Redesigning Curriculum, Instruction and assessment: What Contemporary Research and Theory Suggests. National Center

Roschelle J. (1999). Prior Knowledge, Exploratorium, San Francisco.

Sagala S., (2010). Konsep dan makna pembelajaran, Alfabeta, Bandung.

Sanjaya W. (2008). Kurikulum dan pembelajaran Teori dan praktek pengembangan kurikulumcan tingkat satuan pembelajarn, Kencana, Jakarta.

Sardian (2014). Interaksi & Motivasi Belajar Mengajar, Raja Grafindo Persada, Jakarta.

Santrock J. W. (1999). Lifespan development, McGraw-Hill, Boston.

Sary E. N. Y. (2015). Psikologi pendidikan, Parama publishing, Yogyakarta.

Slavin E. R. (2017). Psikologi pendidikan, Indeks, Jakarta barat.

-------------------, (2001). Educational Psychology, McGraw-Hill, Boston.

Suryabrata S. (1982). Psikologi Belajar, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, Jakarta.

Susanto A. (2013). Teori belajar dan pembelajaran di sekolah dasar, Kencana, Jakarta.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v0i0.2646

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2019 Irvin Novita Arifin, Sarson W. Dj. Pomalato, Ishak Isa, Opir Rumape

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2015-2018. European Journal of Education Studies (ISSN 2501 - 1111) is a registered trademark of Open Access Publishing Group. All rights reserved.


This journal is a serial publication uniquely identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) serial number certificate issued by Romanian National Library (Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei). All the research works are uniquely identified by a CrossRef DOI digital object identifier supplied by indexing and repository platforms. All authors who send their manuscripts to this journal and whose articles are published on this journal retain full copyright of their articles. All the research works published on this journal are meeting the Open Access Publishing requirements and can be freely accessed, shared, modified, distributed and used in educational, commercial and non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).