Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(2), pp. 460 - 467
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080217
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Improving Prospective Primary School Teachers' Mental Models through Implementation of CDOI Supported by Multimode Visualization


Neni Hermita 1,*, Mahmud Alpusari 1, Eddy Noviana 1, Zetra Hainul Putra 1, Nur Islami 2, Hutnal Basori 3, Andi Suhandi 4, Achmad Samsudin 4
1 Program Studi PGSD, Universitas Riau, Indonesia
2 Program Studi Pendidikan IPA, Universitas Riau, Indonesia
3 Department Pendidikan Fisika, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia
4 Program Studi Pendidikan IPA, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This study aims to improve the mental model of prospective primary school teacher related to the concept of boiling through the implementation of the conceptual development-oriented instruction (CDOI) model assisted by multimode visualization. This research was conducted using the pre-experimental method with the design of one group pretest-posttest. The subjects of the study were 36 the prospective primary school teachers, consisting of 20 female and 16 males. The research location is one of the universities in Riau province. The instrument used for collecting data is the conceptual understanding level test related to the concept of boiling in the form of open-ended that cover three parts of the question, which has previously been validated and tested for its reliability. The results of this study indicate that the implementation of the CDOI model assisted by multimode visualization has high effectiveness in facilitating the achievement of the scientific mental model, and no gender bias on achieving scientific mental models by the prospective primary school teacher.

KEYWORDS
CDOI Model, Mental Model, Boiling Concept

Cite this paper
Neni Hermita , Mahmud Alpusari , Eddy Noviana , Zetra Hainul Putra , Nur Islami , Hutnal Basori , Andi Suhandi , Achmad Samsudin . "Improving Prospective Primary School Teachers' Mental Models through Implementation of CDOI Supported by Multimode Visualization." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.2 (2020) 460 - 467. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080217.