Literacy in History among Form Six Students

1Baharuddin Jabar*, Ramli Saadon, Yunus Sauman@Sabin and Mohamad Kamal Kamaruddin

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Abstract:

This study aims at investigating the literacy level in history among Form Six students in Selangor, one of the states in Malaysia. Three domains of the literacy in History are investigated in this study: knowledge, skills and values. A set of questionnaire consists of multiple-choice items related to History subject has been used as the research instrument and is developed by the researchers. The research participants selected are 347 Form Six students in Selangor. The data collected is analysed descriptively to identify the participants’ level of literacy in History. The findings have indicated the level of literacy in History for all the three domains: domain of knowledge is 70.30%, domain of skills is 64.64% and domain of values is 79.23%. The overall literacy in history is 71.39%.

Keywords:

Literacy in History, Knowledge, Skills, Values, History Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Paper Details
Month5
Year2019
Volume23
IssueIssue 2
Pages111-121