Mental Map Republic of Indonesia by Student of SMA Sekolah Indonesia Singapura
Nandi; Annisa Siviyani: Lili Somantri
Department of Geography Education
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Mental map is a process that allows someone to collect, organize, memorize, recall and explain the information about relative location as well as the sign of geographic environment. Mental map is closely related to Geography and Cartography. Learning geography helps develop and enhance the mental map, knowledge, and also the nationalism and patriotism in students. The aim of this research was to analyze the actual knowledge of the students of Sekolah Indonesia Singapura in mental mapping of the Republic of Indonesia as well as of their nationalism. The research was conducted in Sekolah Indonesia Singapura using survey method with mental map and nationalism as the variables. The data was collected through questionnaire, documentation review and literature review. The population of the research consisted of all students of a Senior High School in Sekolah Indonesia Singapura with the total sample of 37 students chosen with saturated sample as the method. In data analysis, percentage graphic was preferred to show the result. Based on the result, the mental map of the Republic of Indonesia and the nationalism of Sekolah Indonesia Singapura students were considered as high criteria.
Topic: Geographical Education