Volume 2, Number 1 / February issue 2016
The development of an integrated thematic model through scientific approach based value of inquiry in Blitar, East Java

The long-term aim of this research is to obtain a learning model that can promote the integrated thematic learning competence through scientific approach to the students at the primary school age. This research used a model development by Borg and Gall. The results showed that; (1) the integrated thematic model through scientific approach based value of inquiry was an alternative model learning which can help the students in learning not only by memorizing but also by doing, experiencing, proving, and dialoging; (2) from the students’ activities it was found that there was any improvements in solving problems in group; (3) the students’ creativities indicated the improvements in learning style in which at the beginning, the students’ learning style were coming, sitting, writing, and memorizing, then it changed into observing, identifying, analyzing, comparing, and proving; (4) it built an enjoyable community. Moreover, the result of the study showed the excellent highest percentage (85%-100%). This study was in the form of CD which contains integrated thematic learning strategy through scientific approach based value of inquiry.
Keywords: integrated thematic learning, scientific approach

Cite this article:
Widayati. The development of an integrated thematic model through scientific approach based value of inquiry in Blitar, East Java. Acta Scientiae et Intellectus, 2(1)2016, 36-48.


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