Implementation of the Project Based Learning Model to Improve the Character of Responsibility in Elementary School Students
The character of responsibility must be developed in students. The purpose of this study was to find out the process and results of increasing the character of responsibility using the project based learning model in class III A students at SDN Ungaran 1 Yogyakarta. This type of research is a class action research with a total of 28 class III A students at SDN Ungaran 1 Yogyakarta. The research design uses the Kemmis and Mc Taggart models. Data collection techniques using a scale and observation. While the data analysis techniques use qualitative and quantitative descriptions. The results showed an increase in the percentage of responsibility in the high category from before the action of 25% to 57.14% in cycle I. Implementing improvements in the form of increasing students' attention to learning instructions, monitoring the division of tasks for each group member, and guiding the group to carry out each stage of the project task, can increase the responsibility of students by 21.43% from cycle I by 57.14% to 78.57% in cycle II. Thus, it can be concluded that the application of the project based learning model can improve the character of the responsibilities of class III A students at SDN Ungaran 1 Yogyakarta.