Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Research Article

The Knowledge Of Pollution And Preservation In Relation With Environmental Care Attitude In State University Of Makassar

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290029,
        author={Erma Suryani Sahabuddin and Muhammad  Irfan and Andi  Makkasau},
        title={The Knowledge Of Pollution And Preservation In Relation With Environmental Care Attitude In State University Of Makassar},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTEE},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={knowledge environmental pollution environmental care attitude},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290029}
    }
    
  • Erma Suryani Sahabuddin
    Muhammad Irfan
    Andi Makkasau
    Year: 2019
    The Knowledge Of Pollution And Preservation In Relation With Environmental Care Attitude In State University Of Makassar
    ICSTEE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290029
Erma Suryani Sahabuddin1,*, Muhammad Irfan1, Andi Makkasau1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
*Contact email: ermasuryani@unm.ac.id

Abstract

The purposes of this study are: (1) To determine the level of students’ knowledge about environmental pollution, (2) To determine the level of students’ knowledge about ecosystem preservation, (3) To determine the level of students’ awareness towards the environment, (4) To find out whether or not there is a positive relationship between students' knowledge about environmental pollution, the preservation of ecosystems and their caring attitude towards the environment. The population in this study was all PGSD students. The sample in this study was 86 students taken by Simple Random Sampling technique. There are 2 instruments used, namely the test instrument measuring the variable knowledge of environmental pollution and ecosystem preservation and the questionnaire instrument measuring the variable of environmental care attitude. The data analysis technique used is Pearson Product Moment correlation analysis. The results of the study show that the knowledge about pollution and and environmental care attitude of PGSD students are in the very high category, then it is obtained that the significance value meets the requirements and r count is positive. It is concluded that there is a positive relationship between students’ knowledge of environmental pollution and preservation and students‘ environmental care attitude in Elementary School Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, State University of Makassar.