Improving Student Learning Outcomes using Guided Inquiry Teaching Materials Based on Sociocultural


  • Hartina Kusuma Dewi Muria Kudus University, 59327 Kudus, Central Java, INDONESIA
  • Su’ad Muria Kudus University, 59327 Kudus, Central Java, INDONESIA
  • Sri Utaminingsih Muria Kudus University, 59327 Kudus, Central Java, INDONESIA



Guided inquiry, student learning outcome, sociocultural


A guided inquiry-based learning model is a learning model that refers to research activities and describes relationships between objects and events. The purpose of this study was to improve student learning outcomes in elementary social studies subjects using guided inquiry teaching materials with sociocultural insight. This type of research is quasi-experimental. The sampling technique used is the type of Cluster Random Sampling. The subject of the research was the fourth-grade students at Elementary School 5 Klumpit and Elementary School 7 Klumpit as the experimental class while Elementary School 3 Klumpit and Elementary School 6 Klumpit as the control classes. Gain test results showed that the experimental class got an average score of 0.597 in the medium category, while the control class got an average score of 0.236 in the low category. The significance value of the t-test is t-count = 3.784 > t-table = 1.990 and sig. (2-tailed) of 0.000 < 0.05, it can be concluded that there is a difference in the average student learning outcomes between the experimental class using sociocultural guided inquiry-based teaching materials and the control class without using sociocultural guided inquiry-based teaching materials. The suggestion from this research is that because these sociocultural guided inquiry-based teaching materials are effective in improving student learning outcomes, teachers can develop teaching materials with other sociocultural insights on other themes and subjects.


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How to Cite

Dewi, H. K., Su’ad, & Utaminingsih, S. (2022). Improving Student Learning Outcomes using Guided Inquiry Teaching Materials Based on Sociocultural. ICCCM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1(4), 36–40.




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