Master Program of Science Education

Master Program of ScienEdication was established in 1993/1994 based on Directorate General of Higher Education Decree N0.588/DIKTI/Kep/1993. The curriculum of study program is reviewed and revised to meet demands of Indonesian National Qualification Framework (Kerangka Kualifikasi Nasional Indonesia /KKNI) level 8, 21st century skill and Industrial Revolution 4.0. The curricullum of DPSE is also be aligned with the development of knowledge, technology, and stakeholders’ need.

Objectives

  1. Graduates of Master Program of Science Education who has skills and abilities to make appropriate and professional decisions based on the results of analysis of information and data, and can select and create innovative work independently and in groups as alternative solutions to solve problems in science education and learning and development services the students it faces in accordance with the context to obtain the best learning outcomes and optimal student development;
  2. Become Leading and Outstanding study program capable of producing innovative research work in the field of science education through developing partnerships and international cooperation;
  3. Applying the results of research and other development in the form of community service as a tangible contribution to national development

Graduates Profile

Graduate of Master Program of Science Education is oriented to become

  • Independent and professional science education practitioners
  • Creative, innovative and reflective science education researchers

Learning Outcomes and Teaching and Learning Approach

Learning Outcome as a result of learning in Master Program of Science Education covers skill in 4 areas, teaching and learning strategies

No

Aspects

Learning Outcomes

1

Attitudes

1.     Perform scientific, educative, and religious attitudes and behavior in any conducts and contribute to the development of the society and nations.

2

Knowledge

2.     Critically analyze and systematically synthesize science content and pedagogy and maintain them up to date with the latest development

3.     Comprehensively understand educational research method to find solutions of science education issues

3

General Skills:

 

1.     Integrate learning skills, ICT competencies, life skills, and innovation skills into lifelong learners behavior to facilitate their career development

2.     Develop logical, critical, systematic, and creative thinking and apply them in conducting and publishing  interdisciplinary research studies

4

Specific Skills:

1.     Employ interdisciplinary approaches to solve science education issues

2.     Produce research-based and tested innovation in the field of science education

3.     Manage science education research and publish the findings in national and international journals

Structure of The Program

Course group and the number of credits should be fulfilled  by students of Master Program of Science Education

No

Course Group

Credits

Percentage

1

Fundamental of Science Education

4

11,11

2

Research in Science Education

14

38,89

3

Current Trends and Inovation in Science education

 

12

33,33

4

Specialization

6

16,67

Total

36

100

Assessment

The process and stdents’ assessement conduct in various strategies. The formative assessement aims for improvement of the learning program, whereas summative assessment aims to evaluate students learning achievement. The formative assessment includes assignment, presentation (individual/group), performance test, portofolio, mini riset and report  paper. The sumative assessment is given in midterm exam and final exam

Research Area

The research area for theses are as follows:

  1. Science Technology and Engineering (STEM)
  2. Scientific literacy
  3. Higher order thinking
  4. IT based science teaching
  5. Assessment in science education
  6. Teacher Profesional Developmet
  7. Low Carbon Education