Social Attitudes Internalization Through Multicultural Education Courses in PGSD Students Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa University
This study aims to: (1) Identify and describe the process of internalizing social attitudes through multicultural education courses, (2) Identifying the problems faced. (3) Describe solutions to problems in the process of internalizing social attitudes through multicultural education courses for students at PGSD UST. This research was conducted at PGSD UST in June-September 2021. The study used a qualitative research method with a descriptive approach. Data collection techniques are observation, interviews, and documentation. Instruments for collecting data are observation guidelines, interview guidelines, and documentation. The data analysis steps are data presentation, data reduction, and verification, while the data validity test is carried out by increasing persistence, and triangulation The results of the study: (1) Internalization of social attitudes was carried out by incorporating social values in lecture material, group division, assignment of social practices in the family environment, and group presentations. Group presentation activities train students to have social attitudes such as communicating, working together, being responsible and confident, and being able to appreciate all forms of differences. Social attitudes that are internalized are honest, disciplined, responsible, caring, polite, responsive, and proactive behavior. Social attitudes are internalized in both teaching materials and learning activities. (2) the problems faced are the limited time available in the process of internalizing social attitudes. There are technical problems in lectures, such as unstable internet networks, power outages, quotas running out, damaged cellphones or laptops, students who have never experienced direct social interaction with classmates or lecturers, and limited learning resources for multicultural education. (3) Solutions to overcome the problem are: inculcating social attitudes inside and outside of learning through a series of tasks, both individual assignments, and group assignments, informing lecture technicalities a few days before implementation, giving assignments so that students interact with each other in class and with the social environment. around their residence. Lecturers also provide information regarding links to open access books, so students can download books, journals/scientific publications that can be used, and upload teaching materials on sipedar or whatsapp groups.
Keywords: internalization of social attitudes, multicultural education, PGSD