Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(9A), pp. 36 - 43
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071605
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Reinforcing Civics Literacy in Sustaining Students' Learning in the Industrial Era 4.0


Riska Anggraini Saputri *, Muchtarom , Triyanto , Winarno
Universitas Sebelas Maret of Surakarta

ABSTRACT

This research aims at determining the strategic reinforcements of Civics literacy in sustaining the learning in the 4.0 industrial era. The 4.0 education is a response to the needs of the 4.0 industrial revolution where humans and technology are mutually sustaining the educational advancements. This research was designed with qualitative research methods using purposive sampling technique. The subjects were the teachers of Civics Education subject and students of Junior High School. The data were collected by using the techniques of document study, interviews, and observation. Those data analysis techniques were conducted following the data reduction, data presentation, drawing conclusions, and verification. This research explored the 4.0 education trend that concerns with its several learning strategies of HOTS (higher thinking order skills), 4C (critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity), reinforcing character education, and literacy. Civics literacy reinforcement has been a demand along with the development and the information technological advancements progress in fostering the critical citizens. The results indicated that the Civics literacy reinforcement in sustaining the learning in the 4.0 industrial era were carried out using several strategies, among others; 1) Civics knowledge through the development of digital literacy-based Civics education material; 2) Civics skills through the HOTS and 4C learning process; 3) Civics dispositions through character education reinforcing programs.

KEYWORDS
Reinforcing, Civics Literacy, Civics Education, the 4.0 Industrial Era

Cite this paper
Riska Anggraini Saputri , Muchtarom , Triyanto , Winarno . "Reinforcing Civics Literacy in Sustaining Students' Learning in the Industrial Era 4.0." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.9A (2019) 36 - 43. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071605.