Development of a Garden-Based Curriculum Content Model for Indigenous Primary School Students
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 181-188
Received: Jun. 12, 2017; Accepted: Aug. 10, 2017; Published: Sep. 4, 2017
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Siti Farhah A. Aziz, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Saedah Siraj, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Zaharah Hussin, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nurul Ain Norman, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nur Izzah Norman, Faculty of Islamic Civilization, University of Technology Malaysia, Johore, Malaysia
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The purpose of this paper is to report the finding on the development of Content Model of a Garden Based Curriculum on Nutritious Fruits and Vegetables for Indigenous Primary Schools. Data collection was conducted using Interpretive Structural Modelling (ISM) method to develop the model and implementing Nominal Group Technique (NGT) involving experts from various related disciplines including indigenous research, indigenous nutritional research, curriculum design, agriculture and activist from Semai ethnic for adding and dropping the elements that are presented before voting was conducted. NGT was carried out as an efficient technique for generating ideas in groups and for clarifying the generated ideas prior to the voting procedure by featured experts in ISM. Findings indicate that development of content model of a garden based curriculum on nutritious fruits and vegetables that comprises four (4) content elements. Apart from the development of content model, the development of curriculum objective model, teaching and learning methods model, evaluation and assessment model are enabled to be used as a guideline in developing modules and teaching and learning program to improve nutritious fruits and vegetables consumption for Semai Indigenous children.
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Content Model, Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM), Nutritious, Garden Based Curriculum, Indigenous
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Siti Farhah A. Aziz, Saedah Siraj, Zaharah Hussin, Nurul Ain Norman, Nur Izzah Norman, Development of a Garden-Based Curriculum Content Model for Indigenous Primary School Students, Science Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2017, pp. 181-188. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20170505.11
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