SMART-Problem Solving Strategy to Improve Students Scientific Argumentation Skills on "Rain and Malin Kundang Stone Issue" as Local Socio-Scientific Issues (LSSI)


Vella Aulia Illahi , Sri Rahayu , Hayuni Retno Widarti , Yahmin






Vol. 10 No. 6 (2024): June


Local socio-scientific issues (LSSI), Problem solving, Scientific argumentation skills

Research Articles


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Illahi, V. A., Rahayu, S., Widarti, H. R., & Yahmin, Y. (2024). SMART-Problem Solving Strategy to Improve Students Scientific Argumentation Skills on "Rain and Malin Kundang Stone Issue" as Local Socio-Scientific Issues (LSSI). Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan IPA, 10(6), 3423–3432.


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Argumentation skills are needed to prepare the generation to face the industrial era 5.0. This research aims to find out whether the SMART-Problem Solving strategy can improve students' scientific argumentation skills in the context of LSSI "Batu Malin Kundang" which is integrated in chemistry learning to encourage students to make good scientific arguments. This research is a quasi-experimental research with Pretest Posttest Control Group design, involving 101 class XI students at one of the State High Schools in Padang City. The research sample was selected using a convenience sampling technique, namely sampling based on availability in the field or samples that have easy access to researchers. Scientific argumentation skills were measured through pretest and posttest using scientific argumentation skills test instrument in the form of an essay (N=4). The data analysis used in this research is parametric (one way ANOVA). The results of the study showed that there was a significant difference in the average students' scientific argumentation abilities between the SMART-Problem Solving class (average score of 74.09), ADI (average score of 62.94) and the control class (average score of 43. 35), where learning SMART-Problem Solving with the LSSI context can improve argumentation skills effectively


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Author Biographies

Vella Aulia Illahi, Universitas Negeri Malang

Sri Rahayu, Universitas Negeri Malang

Hayuni Retno Widarti, Universitas Negeri Malang

Yahmin, Universitas Negeri Malang


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