American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

The Development of Local Wisdom-Based Social Science Learning Model with Bengawan Solo as the Learning Source
Leo Agung S

This research aimed: (1) to find out the objective, material, method, media, evaluation of social science learning in junior high school; (2) to exploit the perception of Social Science teachers in Junior High School on innovative learning models, and (3) to develop a local wisdom-based Social Science learning model. The subject of research consisted of the Social Science teachers of Junior High Schools in Surakarta City. Techniques of collecting data used were observation, interview, document analysis, questionnaire and FGD (Focus Group Discussion). The data analysis method employed was an interactive model of qualitative analysis. The result of research showed that: (1) the objective of Social Science learning was to develop social knowledge, attitude, and skill of students; the material had been consistent with Standard Content; the lecturing method was varied, using power point, film, and LCD media; the evaluation had focused on cognitive and affective aspects, and skill; (2) the Social Science teachers of Junior High School had understood the innovative learning model; and (3) a Local Wisdom-Based Social Science learning model had been developed with Bengawan Solo as learning source.

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