The Implementation of the Scientific Approach in Integrative Thematic Learning to Support Communication Skills of Elementary School Teachers in Cluster IX Surakarta
Oktiana Handini1, M Furqon Hidayatullah2, Moch Ahkyar3, Gunarhadi4
Manuscript received on 01 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 318-322 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10450585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1045.0585C19
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Abstract: This study aims to determine the Communication Skills of Elementary School teachers through the implementation of the Scientific Approach in Integrative Thematic Learning. this research was conducted on cluster IX Surakarta as many as 10 teachers. The research method used is a qualitative research method with participant observation techniques, interviews and documentation. Participant observation place when Integrative Thematic Learning with the Scientific Approach was carried out by teachers. The validity of the data is done by triangulation techniques which include: triangulation of methods, data and sources. the results of the study indicate that the Scientific Approach provides opportunities for teachers to think critically and creatively in broadening their learning horizons. where as Integrative Thematic Learning helps teachers and students collaborate, express as, find problems, determine alternative problem solving and interact with each other. The implementation of Scientific Approach in Integrative Thematic Learning builds interpersonal communication and intrapersonal communication in everyday life, Communication Skills is a need to interact with each other through dialogue, listening, asking questions, delivering messages and talking politely with others. The conclusion of this study is that the implementation of the Scientific Approach provides opportunities for teachers and students to interact, talk effectively, communicate in Integrative Thematic Learning. the conclusion is the teacher Communication Skills are trained and formed effectively to improve Communication Skills through effective learning, varying models, strategies, methods, and techniques in a variety of ways.
Keywords: Communication Skills, Scientific Approach, Integrative Thematic Learning.
Scope of the Article: Foundations of Communication Networks