PPKn Instructional Materials Development based on Citizenship Behaviorin Improving Students’ Knowledge about Citizenship Concepts (PKn)

Ridwan Ardi, I. Made Putrawan and F.X. Mudji Sutrisno

The objective of this research was to find out whether instructional product which called PPKn based on citizenship behavior (CB) could improve students knowledge about concepts of citizenhip. PPKn has been put into curriculum since elementary schools as one of tools to build students to be more positive in their behavior as a citizen. In this case, what they need is guidance in form of book as an instructional product which developed based on R & D by using Borg & Gall (2007) steps. A knowledge instrument developed for measuring elementary school students’ knowledge, both for treatment and control group. Data analyzed and verified by t-test. Research results showed that there was positive and significant improvement of students’knowledge in PKN which was as an indicator that the product developed was effective. Comparing to control group, by using its each gain score, it was found also there was significant different of studnets’ knowledge. Therefore, it could be stated that PPKn based on CB was able to improve students’ knowledge about concepts of citizenship and for PKN teachers would be recommended to implement this product if they would like to improve not merely students’ knowledge but students behavior as well to be good citizen.

Volume 11 | 09-Special Issue

Pages: 39-47

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11/20192533