Proceedings of the 4th Progressive and Fun Education International Conference, Profunedu 2019, 6-8 August 2019, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Strengthening Character Education through Outbound Learning on Elementary School Students

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-8-2019.2288433,
        author={Ika Candra Sayekti and Rusnilawati Rusnilawati and Almuntaqo Zainuddin and Fitri Puji Rahmawati and Risky Kartika and Wahdan Najib Habibi},
        title={Strengthening Character Education through Outbound Learning on Elementary School Students},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th Progressive and Fun Education International Conference, Profunedu 2019, 6-8 August 2019, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={PROFUNEDU},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={characteristic education elementary school outbound learning},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-8-2019.2288433}
    }
    
  • Ika Candra Sayekti
    Rusnilawati Rusnilawati
    Almuntaqo Zainuddin
    Fitri Puji Rahmawati
    Risky Kartika
    Wahdan Najib Habibi
    Year: 2019
    Strengthening Character Education through Outbound Learning on Elementary School Students
    PROFUNEDU
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-8-2019.2288433
Ika Candra Sayekti1,*, Rusnilawati Rusnilawati1, Almuntaqo Zainuddin1, Fitri Puji Rahmawati1, Risky Kartika1, Wahdan Najib Habibi1
  • 1: Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
*Contact email: ics142@ums.ac.id

Abstract

The objective of this research was to identify the character education building through outbound learning at Muhammadiyah Alam Surya Mentari Elementary School in Surakarta. The method used in this research was descriptive qualitative. The data were collected through observation, interview, and documentation. Observation was carried out in learning process. Interview was conducted by questioning the teachers and the headmaster. Documentation was obtained by collecting various supporting documents. This research took place at Muhammadiyah Alam Surya Mentari Elementary School (SD) in Surakarta. Triangulation methods, namely triangulation of sources and techniques, were used to validate the data. The results of this research show that: (1) characters education building is integrated in outbound learning; (2) there are five core values of character that can be developed through outbound learning, those are: religiosity, nationalism, cooperation, integrity, and self-dependence.