Title: Study on assessment and factors supporting successful vocational high schools student of industrial class

Authors: Wirawan Sumbodo; S. Supraptono; Anwar Meddaoui; S. Samsudi; Joko Widodo

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia ' Laboratory of Smart Systems and Industrial Optimisation, Hassan II University of Casablanca, Engineering School ENSAM Casablanca, Morocco ' Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia ' Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the learning effectiveness of the industrial class of vocational high schools (VHS) and to identify the required factors to improve VHS students' skill. This research is an ex-post facto type of causal research to reveal occurred events and to see various factors related to the events. Data collection of learning effectiveness assessment and factors supporting successful VHS students' identification were done through focus group discussion (FGD), interviews, questionnaires, and pre-test-post-test. The samples were 30 students of the industrial class and 30 students of the regular class of class XI TP1. The result shows that the average grade of an industrial student is 81, while the average grade of a regular student is 70.

Keywords: vocational high school; VHS; effectiveness; learning; student skill; industrial class.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2020.10030498

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2020 Vol.28 No.2, pp.262 - 275

Received: 12 Jan 2019
Accepted: 12 Jun 2019

Published online: 10 Jul 2020 *

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