International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2019)

Developing geography subject teaching materials oriented to critical, creative, collaborative, and communicative skills (4C), higher order thinking skills (HOTS), and Literation Culture


Enny Nurmawati, ACH Noor Fatirul, Harwanto

This study aims to develop Geography teaching materials oriented to the ability to think critically, creatively, collaboratively, and communicatively. Thus, the materials can improve higher order thinking skills (HOTS) and develop the culture of literacy. In preparing the development of this geography teaching material, researchers paid attention to the quality of design, media, and content of teaching materials. The results of the study were reviewed by design experts, media experts, content experts, and the results of the students’ trials generally showed a score of 91.45% with a very good predicate, with details (1) the result of the design expert review was 89.23%, (2) the result of media expert review was 94.29%, (3) content review result was 95%, (4) students' responses to teaching materials obtained a score of 87.41%. In addition, the result of the trial of the use of teaching materials showed that the average students got a score of 79.7. By paying attention to the results of expert reviews and student responses and the results of the trials, it can be concluded that the developed teaching materials were very good, and could foster ways of thinking critically, creatively, communicatively, and collaboratively for students and could train students to have higher order thinking skills (HOTS) and could improve the culture of literacy. Therefore, it is recomended that the instructional material developed could be applied in the learning process.
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