IMPROVING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS THROUGH OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN LOW AND HIGH LEVELS OF EDUCATION
Keywords: Outdoor education, mountaineering, river camp, education level, environmental awareness
AbstractThe purpose of this research is to reveal the effect of outdoor education based on education level on environmental awareness. The method used in this research is an experiment with 2x2 factorial design. The population is DLH Jabar environmental cadres as many as 220 people in 2014 and the West Java Conservation Cadre Forum. Samples were taken from as many as 64 people seen from their education level and then divided into 2 groups, namely mountaineering and river camp groups, each program sample was 32 people. In each program, 16 people were selected for higher education and 16 people for low education. This research instrument uses the GEBS (General ecology Behavior scale) (Kaiser & Wilson 2007). Data analysis used two-way ANOVA and Tukey's test to see the difference in the effect and interaction of outdoor education with education level. The results as a whole have no significant effect with F count 1.143 and F table 3, 32 but have significant interaction with outdoor education level of education with a calculated F value of 145.591 with an F table of 3.32. The mountaineering program is better given to the high-level group with a Q count of 11.06 with a Q table of 3.34 and the river camp is better given to the low group with a Q count of 13.11 with a Q table of 3.34.