Penerapan Metode Diskusi Sebagai Upaya Meningkatkan Prestasi Belajar Siswa pada Mata Pelajaran IPA
This study aims to determine the activity of students and teacher activities, and increase student achievement in science subjects in class IV in 168 Rejang Lebong Public Elementary School through the application of discussion methods. The type of research conducted is Classroom Action Research conducted in two cycles, each cycle consisting of four stages, namely the planning stage, the stage of action, the observation phase, and the reflection stage. The instrument used consisted of teacher and student observation sheets and written test sheets in essay form. The learning outcome data obtained were analyzed descriptively by referring to classical learning completeness. From the data analysis showed that in the first cycle the average score of the teacher observation score was 33 with good criteria, and the average score of the observation of students was 24 with good criteria, in the second cycle the average teacher observation score was 35 with the criteria of good and average the average student observation score is 26 with good criteria. The results of classical learning completeness analysis in the first cycle amounted to 60.60% with an average value of 6.78. In cycle II classical learning completeness increased to 93.93% with an average value increasing to 8.52. Thus it can be concluded that the application of discussion methods improves student learning outcomes
Keywords: Discussion Method, Activity, Learning Achievement.
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