How to develop problem based teaching materials?

  • Farida Nur Kumala Universitas Kanjuruhan, Malang, Indonesia


The  purpose of this research is to develop problem-based teaching materials on the Science at primary school level (IPA SD) course. This research is R and D used 4D method, which consists of define, design, develop and disseminate. The instrument used questionnaire and observation sheet. In analyzing data the researcher used qualitative and quantitative data analysis techniques. The results showed that to develop teaching material the problem-based teaching materials consist of several phases including define, design and development. The subject of this reasearch is fourth semester of PGSD universitas Kanjuruhan Malang students in academic year 2015/2016. The problem-based teaching materials has some characters as follows;  problem orientation, group activities, explanations and conclusions. The feasibility of the results from material experts showed 81%, from presentation showed 91.6% and language 77% . The study result imply that in developing teaching materials, the first thing to be consider is to perform needs analysis.