Contemplation-basedLearning: An Effective Learning Model for Serving Science andSelf-Knowledge Integration

Rina Delfita, Ridwal Trisoni, Andrizal Andrizal, Aidhya Irhash Putra, Adripen Adripen

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The study aims to produce feasible a contemplation-based learning model based on the aspect of validity and practicality for Biology prospective teachers. This research type is a research and development using ADDIE model. The participants in this researchwere three Biology Education lecturers, three  experts and  35 studentswho enroll at first semester atBiology Education department in Batusangkar State Islamic Institute (IAIN), as experimental subjects. The instruments used is interviewand observation.Means and standard deviations werecalculated for findingthe level of validity and practicality of the prototype. The results showedthat contemplation-based biology learning model meet the characteristics of the learning model and characteristicc of contemplation. The contemplative approaches used through deep reading essays and paid attention to figures related to the subject matter of General Biology courses. The valuescultivated are values contained in the subject matter. The values that contained in the material are islamic values, it is alasma’ ul husna. The contemplation-based learning model developed is feasible to be applied in the biology classroom with the most valid and very practical category. Thus, the contemplation-based learning model is a solution for overcoming the gap of serving science with self-knowledgeand is an alternative learning model to integrate science and religion at Biology Education Department.

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Contemplation-based Biology learning model; integration of serving science and self-knowledge; integration science and religion.

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