Application of an Open-Ended Approach to Science Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Miftakhul Husna,, Sudiyanto, Peduk Rintayati


Online learning that was carried out by schools during the COVID-19 pandemik made teachers have to come up with bright, more innovative ideas so that the learning carried out was by the desired goals. Science learning must be designed as attractive as possible, so that even though learning during the COVID-19 pandemik, students can also understand science learning well. Therefore, it is necessary to use an open-ended science learning approach. The purpose of this study was to determine the application of open-ended science learning during the COVID-19 pandemik. This research was conducted in grade VI elementary school. Collecting data using in-depth interview techniques, questionnaires, analysis of documents, and test. The collected data is then validated using triangulation techniques to determine the relevance and suitability of the data. Through the results of in-depth interviews, it was found that the open-ended approach was very helpful for students in understanding science learning. Besides, according to the results of the questionnaire, an open-ended approach can be applied in learning in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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