PENGEMBANGAN PROGRAM KETERAMPILAN MEMBATIK BAGI SISWA SMALB TUNARUNGU DI SLB-BC ABDI PRATAMA JAKARTA
Education is a process to influence students to be able to adapt themselves to their environment, so that it will cause changes in themselves to be able to participate in a better society. In learning, students carry out learning activities, which means students carry out a process of behavior change which is expressed in the form of mastery, use, and assessment of or regarding the attitudes and values of organized knowledge or experience (Natawidjaya in Mulyani, 2000: 2) . Deaf children have obstacles in their speech organs, meaning they are unable to hear and speak optimally. Therefore to learn skills must be visual based. Visual-based skills are skills that use the organs of vision optimally. Because skills are learning that is fruitful the work of children, motor skills will greatly influence learning skills. So in learning skills, two aspects can be developed, namely visual and motor aspects. Initial exploratory studies conducted by researchers at SLB-BC Abdi Pratama Jakarta found preliminary information that one of the vocational skills learning implemented by SLB-BC Abdi Pratama Jakarta was learning batik skills. Learning batik skills for deaf high school students aims so that children have the right basic batik, so that children are able to carry out the stages in the batik process, so that children are able to function their batik skills in their lives. In accordance with the results of the observation that the batik skills at SLB-BC Abdi Pratama are interesting to describe and no one has provided a detailed description of the implementation of learning batik skills. Based on the background described above, it is necessary to know about the implementation of learning batik skills for Deaf high school students. researched about "Development of the Batik Skills Program for Deaf High School Students at SLB-BC Abdi Pratama Jakarta". By carrying out this research, it is hoped that it can provide information for teachers and school principals, especially regarding teaching programs for vocational skills teachers to support learning batik skills at schools.