MOTIVASI BELAJAR IPS SISWA SD DI KABUPATEN SLEMAN
Learning motivation in Social Studies among Elementary School Students in Sleman Regency. This study aimed: (1) to descriptive the level of elementary school students' learning motivation in Social Studies (SS); and (2) to explain the correlates of SS learning interest, parents' support, and SS learning strategies on SS learning motivation. This study was an ex post facto. The research population comprised Year V elementary school students in the academic year of 2011/2012 in Sleman Regency.
... Sleman Regency. Samples were 369 students. The sample was established using the purporsive cluster random sampling technique. The data were collected through a test and scales. The instrument validity was assessed by means of the Product Moment correlation and the reliability by Cronbach Alpha. The data were analyzed using the descriptive analysis technique and the partial correlation analysis. The results of the study showed that: (1) the SS learning motivation among students of elementary schools in Sleman Regency was enough level; (2) a partial, there was a significant relationship between interest in SS learning with learning motivation, there was a significant relationship between parents' support with SS learning motivation, and there was not significant relationship between SS learning strategies with learning learning motivation. The magnitude of the relationship between interest in learning with SS learning motivation was 0.336, parents' support with SS learning motivation was 0.284, and learning strategies with SS learning motivation was-0.067. PENDAHULUAN Salah satu mata pelajaran pada jenjang Sekolah Dasar (SD) yang harus dikuasai kompetensinya oleh siswa adalah mata pelajaran Ilmu Pengetahuan Sosial (IPS). Mata pelajaran IPS merupakan pelajaran mengenai masyarakat yang diberikan kepada siswa mulai jenjang pendidikan dasar hingga sekolah lanjutan. Dengan diberikannya mata pelajaran IPS pada jenjang SD diharapkan siswa memiliki kemampuan-kemampuan sosial yang berguna dalam kehidupan bermasyarakat.