Model of Character Building for Elementary School Students

  • Arita Marini
  • Zulela MS
  • Arifin Maksum
  • Otib Satibi
  • Gusti Yarmi
  • Apri Wahyudi

Abstract

This research has the intention ofproposing a character-building model for elementary school students. This model can improve character building by promoting character building in teaching learning process, in extracurricular activities, in school culture, and through community involvement. The sample group of 450 students represented grades 4-6 from 5 elementary schools in Jakarta. The students were asked in the questionnaires to provide samples of character building conducted in their school in the context of character building in teaching learning process, in extracurricular activities, in school culture, and through community involvement. The data in this research were analysed using the structural equation model (SEM).On the basis of the statistical analyses, the research finding was that character building in teaching learning process, in extracurricular activities, in school culture, and through community involvement had predictive effects on character building.This studymakes a practical contribution by showing that character building in teaching learning process, in extracurricular activities, in school culture, and through community involvement enhancing character buildingto improve the level of student attitude by supplying a model for character building. Applying this model, the students’ noble character can be improved leading to virtuous society.

Published
2019-09-26
How to Cite
Marini, A., MS, Z., Maksum, A., Satibi, O., Yarmi, G., & Wahyudi, A. (2019). Model of Character Building for Elementary School Students. International Journal of Control and Automation, 12(4), 01 - 10. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJCA/article/view/230
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