Environmentally Responsible Behavior and naturalist intelligence: Biology Learning to Support Sustainability


Rita Istiana, Oding Sunardi, Fachrine Herlani, Ilmi Zajuli Ichsan, Danilo V. Rogayan Jr, Md. Mehadi Rahman, Mashudi Alamsyah, Giry Marhento, Ahmad Ali, Wiwin Pramita Arif


Biology learning needs to support sustainable development. This research was a quantitative-qualitative sequential explanatory mixed research. This research aimed to obtain information about the relationship between naturalist intelligence and environmental responsibility behavior. This research was conducted in February-August 2019. Quantitative research data were obtained by using a questionnaire with a Likert scale for the variables. Qualitative research data were obtained by doing interviews and observations. Quantitative data were analyzed using descriptive statistic calculation. The data hypothesis was tested by using a correlation test with the Product Moment Pearson formula. The result of this research showed that there was a positive relationship between naturalist intelligence and environmentally responsible behavior with regress equation Ŷ = 20.331 + 0,7524X. Correlation coefficient (r) = 0.66 and determination coefficient (r²) = 43.56% meant that the interpretation value was strong. r² value means that 43.56% environmentally responsible behavior correlates by naturalist intelligence and 56.44% environmentally responsible behavior is influenced by other factors. Biology learning must have a role to be able to provide innovations related to increasing students' knowledge about the environment. This study concludes that there is a correlation between the two variables.


Naturalist Intelligence; Environmentally Responsible Behavior; Sequential Explanatory

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