Rationalizing the Limitation of Passive Students through Contextual Teaching

Siti Aminah Harun, Janatun Naim Yusof, Amalina Ibrahim, Nurdalila Abdullah


This study was conducted to indicate the level of understanding in rationalizing the identified limitations of passive students through contextual teaching in T&L session from the perspectives among the primary school teachers at one private primary school in Johor. It acquire both knowledge and experience of teachers in identifying the limitations of their  passive students, and the data was collected through their perception. These  perception of teachers in identifying the limitations of passive students gathered through interviewed, then  the understanding on how the process in rationalizing them with the contextual teaching approach collected by survey. This research is using mix-method  strategies by using  questionnaire and interview. These instruments was adapted from Sharifah (2009) and Zanariah (2002).  Mix method strategies (questionnaire and interview) was used as method. In rationalizing the identified limitation through contextual teaching in T&L session, researcher measured the perceived perception from teachers in three dimensions, which are 1. Instrumental, 2. Relational and 3. Logical. The level of understanding in implementation the contextual teaching in order to overcome the limitations of passive students was moderate (3.62). Data was analyzed using (SPSS) version 19.0. Researcher had proposed the organization of the school, to allocate more provisions as to provide  the appropriate teaching aids as well as they need to review the required courses and their teachers attended to in accordance with the subject and the current needs of the students of this school especially for limitations of passive students. Recommended further studies be conducted on a larger population groups in particular of teachers and culture especially at non-government and primary  schools throughout Malaysia.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jmr.v7i2.6953

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