Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(12), pp. 2789 - 2795
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071229
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Ethnoscience Investigation in Primary Schools: Impact on Science Learning

Dwi Agus Kurniawan 1, Asrial 1,*, Syahrial 1, Wanada Siti Salsabilah 2, Eka Feri Kurniawati 1, Qolbi Shanaz Anandari 1, Rahmat Perdana 1, Artha Lumbantoruan 1, Nengria Nasih 1, Sofiah Christine Samosir 1, Utari Prisma Dewi 1
1 Faculty of Teaching and Education, Jambi University, Indonesia
2 Faculty of Teaching and Education, Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bengkulu, Indonesia


This study aims to see whether there is a significant impact between ethnoscience and teacher pedagogic competence, because pedagogic competence is one of the competencies that must be possessed by every teacher, especially for elementary school teachers. Research using quantitative descriptive with a total sample of 220 respondents was obtained using cluster sampling techniques. The findings of this study are that the knowledge of ethics has an impact on the pedagogical competencies of elementary school teachers. By knowing ethnoscience, the teacher can teach better about learning by linking it to the surroundings, which is supported by the results of the ethnics' knowledge of teachers who have good categories and pedagogical competencies which are owned by the good teacher.

Ethnoscience, Pedagogic Competence, Primary School, Teacher

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Dwi Agus Kurniawan , Asrial , Syahrial , Wanada Siti Salsabilah , Eka Feri Kurniawati , Qolbi Shanaz Anandari , Rahmat Perdana , Artha Lumbantoruan , Nengria Nasih , Sofiah Christine Samosir , Utari Prisma Dewi . "Ethnoscience Investigation in Primary Schools: Impact on Science Learning." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.12 (2019) 2789 - 2795. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.071229.