Humanistic Learning of Social Studies at Junior High School of Budi Mulia 2 Yogyakarta Indonesia

Sudrajat Sudrajat, Supardi Supardi, Yuhanida Milhani

Abstract


The humanistic learning was done by emphasizing student-centered learning on natural and social phenomena. Unfortunately, only a few schools can realize humanist learning due to a variety of reasons and considerations. Budi Mulia 2 is one of the schools in Yogyakarta, Indonesia that realize humanistic social studies learning by providing a wide opportunity for students to seek information and reconstruct knowledge independently. The research aims to investigate the implementation of humanistic learning at junior high school in district of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The study was directing the survey method with sample of 63 students of 8th grade. Sample selection done by purposive sampling, because the social studies learning in its class carried out by humanists. Data analysis techniques were carried out with descriptive statistics to find the central tendency. The humanistic social studies learning at Budi Mulia 2 supported by the school’s vision and mission which view each individual as a unique personality. In that context, teachers use learning methods that place students as the subjects, thus allowing them to learn, explore and seek information independently. In general, Budi Mulia 2 students feel that the school has provided adequate facilities to support their learning activities. Teachers have given serious attention by providing support, motivation, and serving the students as well as possible.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ije.v12i1.16066

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