Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(1), pp. 202 - 211
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080125
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Epistemological Beliefs and Mediating Role of Learning Approaches on Social Attitudes of SHS Students


M. Nur Ghufron *
Institut Agama Islam Negeri Kudus, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This study aims to examine the influence of epistemological beliefs which consists of belief in knowledge and belief in learning and mediating role of learning approaches on social attitudes of tolerance. Through multi-stage cluster sampling, there were 177 research respondents in Bae District, Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia. Data collection techniques used in this study were questionnaires in the form of scales. There are three types of scales used in the data collection process, namely the scale of tolerance, the scale of the approach to learning in religious education and the scale of epistemological beliefs. The results showed that belief in knowledge and belief in learning affected the deep and surface approaches. The deep approach can also be a variable of the mediating influence of epistemological beliefs on tolerance.

KEYWORDS
Epistemological Beliefs, Learning Approaches, Religious Education, Tolerance

Cite this paper
M. Nur Ghufron . "Epistemological Beliefs and Mediating Role of Learning Approaches on Social Attitudes of SHS Students." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.1 (2020) 202 - 211. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080125.