Nature-based learning as an effort in building students’ character education values

Rahmawati, I.Y. (2017) Nature-based learning as an effort in building students’ character education values. In: The 2nd International Conference On Teacher Education And Professional Development (InCoTEPD 2017), 21 – 22 Oct 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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Nature-based learning is a conceptual framework, which basically describes a concrete structure of learning experience by utilizing nature as the material, the media, and the learning environment. This learning process is designed to promote the natural environment as natural environment preservation. The key of naturebased learning approach is the material that is fascinated for children learning process. In addition, it is taken from their surroundings. Therefore, promoting character-building values for children will be more effectively delivered by a pleasure learning process. This article aims to describe nature-based learning as an approach to promote character-building values for children. Based on this approach, proposed activities will also relate to surroundings, the locals, and those are developed according to local wisdom. These activities are certainly beneficial for daily life as well as local society characteristics. Character education value aims to develop national character values, which are highly intelligent, well cultured, and able to contribute for human life development. There are many education character values promoted to children such as values of environmental care, social, brave, tolerance, religiosity, cooperation, love, curiosity, etc. Therefore, the nature-based approach can be certainly used to embed character education value for children through an innovative and pleasant activity.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: LPPMP
Divisions: LPPMP - Lembaga Pengembangan dan Penjaminan Mutu Pendidikan
Depositing User: LPPMP
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2018 02:52
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2018 02:52

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