Humanist Learning Model to Strengthen Character Education in Culture-Based Schools


There are no teaching materials available to help students learn bilingually in elementary school teacher training (PGSD) in Indonesia. The goal of this study was to create an English classroom instruction module to help students improve their ability to learn in a bilingual environment. This module provided students with opportunities to practice teaching using English as a bilingual classroom instruction language, allowing them to develop creativity in their teaching techniques and incorporate English into their students’ daily interactions. This study also examined the module’s suitability for teaching bilingual learning. The investigation was carried out using the research and development method, following the Borg and Gall stages, which included 1) research and data collection, 2) planning, 3) initial product development, 4) initial field testing, 5) major product revisions, 6) main field testing, and 7) operational product revision. Observations, questionnaires and tests were used to gather information. Descriptive statistics and the paired sample t-test were used to analyze the data. According to the findings (media expert validation average score of 4.14, indicating good criteria, and material expert validation average score of 4, indicating good criteria) the English classroom instruction module is feasible to use in bilingual learning. The module also works to improve students’ abilities, as evidenced by an average pre-test score of 77.32 increasing to 87.04 in the post-test, which was found through the paired sample t-test to be a significant increase in scores. It was concluded that the English classroom instruction module can improve students’ abilities in bilingual learning.

Keywords: bilingual learning, module, English classroom instruction, students

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