Keep Smile Book: An Instrument of Students’ Affective Evaluation


This study aims to describe the use of “Keep Smile Book” as an instrument of students’ affective evaluation and factors affecting its implementation. “Keep Smile Book” is a diary consists of students’ book and teachers’ column. This book combined observation and self-assessment technique of evaluation. The students actively involved to assess their-self by a cute way of putting an emoticon sticker on a diary. Descriptive qualitative design was used in this study to explore the phenomena. The research subject are 88 students and 3 teachers of the fourth to sixth grade of SD Negeri 1 Piji Kudus. The data are gathered through documentation and interview. The result of this study showed that “Keep Smile Book” was valid and eligible to use as students’ affective evaluation shown by low-margin score between of students’ and teachers’ given. It also give a choice to the teacher to adopt such kind of self-evaluation on affective domain. By understanding the criteria and having a happy activity, students respectively encouraged to perform noble behavior. The constraint laid on the time consumption in filling the book but the students’ involvement contributed to the success of the implementation.

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Muhammad Hanif, University of Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

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Conference: ACEID2017
Stream: Primary and secondary education

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