STEM-integrated physics digital teaching material to develop conceptual understanding and new literacy of students
Asrizal Asrizal 1 2 3 * , Annisa N 1 , Festiyed Festiyed 1 , Hazrati Ashel 2 , Rose Amnah 3
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1 Padang State University, Padang, INDONESIA2 Indonesia University of Education, Bandung, INDONESIA3 University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

Learning should be able to develop the students' literacy skills in the industrial revolution 4.0. However, the literacy of students related to this era was still low. The solution to solve the problem is to develop STEM-integrated physics digital teaching material (PDTM). The research objective was to investigate the effect of using PDTM on students’ conceptual understanding and new literacy. The research method was quasi-experimental with a nonequivalent control group design. Instruments for collecting data consist of written tests and performance assessments. Data analysis used a comparison test of two independent groups: t-test and Mann-Whitney U test. The results of the data analysis state that the use of STEM-integrated PDTM has a positive effect on students’ conceptual understanding and new literacy. The students’ new literacy skills include data, technology, and human literacy. These results indicate that using STEM-integrated PDTM in physics learning effectively develops students’ conceptual understanding and new literacy skills.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2023, Volume 19, Issue 7, Article No: em2289

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/13275

Publication date: 01 Jul 2023

Online publication date: 15 May 2023

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